By Fabrice Jotterand, Veljko Dubljevic
There's a becoming literature in neuroethics facing cognitive neuroenhancement for fit adults. besides the fact that, discussions in this subject are inclined to specialise in summary theoretical positions whereas concrete coverage proposals and unique versions are scarce. in addition, discussions seem to depend exclusively on facts from the us or uk, and overseas views are often nonexistent. This volume fills this hole and addresses concerns on cognitive enhancement comprehensively. Read more...
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This need not prevent stock brokers, surgeons, and military personnel from being fulfilled, vested in, and proud of what they do. Although if they did what they do, but failed to attain those external goals, then criticism would be legitimate. Other activities, however, are predominantly defined through their internal goals. Chatting with a friend is not predominantly about information exchange but about spending time together in a particular way. People run not just to reach a given destination faster than if they had walked but often just to engage in that kind of physical activity.
Also, the same (in some sense) games can be very different in different times, places, and circumstances.
Once a technology comes to be widely used, in fact, both reflexively generated attitudes fade. The familiar, with its all too accustomed powers and limitations, no longer holds out the promise of a novel transformation and no longer triggers optimistic fascination. It is taken for granted, its presence is seen as natural and inevitable, and it no longer arouses pessimistic fears (think of the way that Heidegger6 explicitly contrasts bridges with the products of “technology”). Optimism and pessimism track novelty and the unknown, not genuine transformative possibilities nor genuine dangers.