Forum Posts by
Ronald M. Green
- Do We Have a Moral Obligation to Genetically Enhance our Children?
Posted on October 31, 2017
The Oxford philosopher Julian Savulescu, among others, has argued that prospective parents engaging in embryo selection using preimplantation genetic diagnosis not only may seek to have genetically enhanced children but are morally obligated do so. (See, for example, his essay “Procreative Beneficence: Why We Should Select the Best Children,” Bioethics, 15, no.5/6, 2001.) I argue that… Read more