Friday, March 18, 2005

Bioethics and Human Excellence

Details of a bioethics symposium where performance enhancement makes the programme.

Ethics Symposium: Bioethics and Human Excellence
Centennial Celebration Event
Southwest Missouri State University
Friday and Saturday, March 4-5, 2005
Plaster Student Union Theatre

Organized by

College of Humanities and Public Affairs
Pamela R. Sailors, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Head, Department of Philosophy
Robert P. Jones, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

Select proceedings being considered for a special edition of Philosophy and Public Affairs

The session on performance and sport included the following papers:

Session II: Bioethics and Human Enhancement: Superior Performance

4:00-6:15 p.m.

Speakers:

Courtney S. Campbell, Ph.D., Professor of Philosophy, Director, Program for Ethics, Science, and the Environment, Oregon State University

Mark A. Holowchak, Ph.D., Professor of Philosophy, Kutztown University, former professional powerlifter

Topics:

Permanent medical implants in the body (bionics)

Sport and the Superior Athlete: Different ways of Enhancing Performance (equipment, training, native powers)

Targeting Specific Deficiencies of Old Age: Muscle Enhancement, Memory Enhancement

Moderator: Jeff Nash, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology, SMSU

link to more info

2 Comments:

Blogger kk+ said...

wow, sounds like a good one for you. will you be speaking at this event?

6:21 am  
Blogger andymiah said...

unfortunately not! took place last week. Would love to have been there though and it is great that something might get published in the journal of Philosophy and Public Affairs.

6:16 pm  

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