BIOTECHNOSCIENCE AND BOUNDARIES OF HUMAN ENHANCEMENT

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Transliteration of original Title: 
Biotekhnonauka i granitsy uluchsheniya cheloveka
Author(s): 
Elena Grebenschikova
Institute of Scientific Information on Social Sciences, Russian Academy of Sciences
Issue number: 
No. 2 (Vol. 48)
Pages: 
34-39
Abstract: 

The author examines the impact of the technological capabilities of medicine to review the boundaries between enhancement and therapy, artificial and natural, normal and supernormal, revealed the relationship of medicalization trends and development of the "quantified self " movement, revealed some "garage biology" ideas in connection with the development of different practices of human transformation.

Keywords: 
medicine, human enhancement, therapy, epistemology
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