Search for dissertations about: "moral enhancement"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words moral enhancement.

  1. 1. Good Parents, Better Babies An Argument about Reproductive Technologies, Enhancement and Ethics

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Erik Malmqvist; Fredrik Svenaeus; Stellan Welin; Eric Juengst; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Aristotelian practical philosophy; bioethics; hermeneutical ethics; human enhancement; instrumentalisation; moral intuitions; non-consequentialism; parenting; philosophy of medicine; practical wisdom; reproductive technologies; Aristotelisk praktisk filosofi; bioetik; förbättringar; föräldraskap; hermeneutisk etik; icke-konsekventialism; instrumentalisering; medicinens filosofi; moraliska intuitioner; praktisk vishet; provrörsbefruktning; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology Ethics; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi Etik;

    Abstract : This study is a contribution to the bioethical debate about new and possibly emerging reproductive technologies. Its point of departure is the intuition, which many people seem to share, that using such technologies to select non-disease traits – like sex and emotional stability - in yet unborn children is morally problematic, at least more so than using the technologies to avoid giving birth to children with severe genetic diseases, or attempting to shape the non-disease traits of already existing children by environmental means, like education. READ MORE

  2. 2. Crucial Considerations: Essays on the Ethics of Emerging Technologies

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Karim Jebari; KTH.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; neuroethics; brain machine interface; convergence seminars; moral enhancement; human enhancement; privacy; autonomy;

    Abstract : Essay I explores brain machine interface (BMI) technologies. These make direct communication between the brain and a machine possible by means of electrical stimuli. READ MORE

  3. 3. Human enhancement and technological uncertainty Essays on the promise and peril of emerging technology

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Karim Jebari; KTH.; [2014]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; Filosofi;

    Abstract : Essay I explores brain machine interface (BMI) technologies. These make direct communication between the brain and a machine possible by means of electrical stimuli. This essay reviews the existing and emerging technologies in this field and offers an inquiry into the ethical problems that are likely to emerge. READ MORE

  4. 4. Increasing Ethical Awareness : The Enhancement of Long-Term Effects of Ethics Teaching: A Quantitative Study

    University dissertation from Institutionen för utbildningsvetenskap, Lunds universitet

    Author : Hans Teke; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES;

    Abstract : In this study, the impact of two different “methods” for teaching ethics as part of the religious education in the Swedish upper secondary school have been compared by means of a non-randomized controlled trial in two parts, involving 15 teachers and 524 students. The question was which “method” had the greatest capacity to generate long-term ethical awareness in the students. READ MORE

  5. 5. Psychological perspectives on environmetal policy measures: The role of values, norms, and attitudes

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Vasastadens bokbinderi

    Author : Andreas Nilsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; values; norms; attitudes; climatechange; environmental policy; environmental valiation;

    Abstract : The major aim of this thesis is to investigate how psychological, and especially social psychological, concepts and theories may enhance the understanding of peoples reactions to issues relevant for environmental policy measures. More specifically, the aim is to investigate antecedents of attitudes towards policy measures as well as antecedents to people’s valuation of environmental resources. READ MORE