My new book project is "Moral Effects of Genetic Modification." I analyze the effects that prenatal genetic modification will have on our moral understanding of ourselves and on our moral relationships with one another. So, it is not just another pro-or-con enhancement book, measured by comparative risks and benefits. Some serious charges have been leveled against genetic modification, such as the claim that it will inevitably put those who effect the genetic modification in positions of domination over human descendants. Or, again, that it will undercut the presumption of moral equality. I will show that these kinds of charges do not survive…

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