Zur Geschichte der Verbesserung des Menschen Von der restitutio ad integrum zur transformatio ad optimum?
The issue of medical enhancement has received growing attention in recent years, predominantly due to developments in the field of biomedicine and its technological application. But the idea of human optimization and self-perfectioning is not new. Human beings have always been interested in fashioning or bettering themselves, and have always intervened in their own reproduction. The practical measures and theoretical concepts involved in enhancing human beings have, however, transformed considerably over time. The article gives an overview of the topic drawing on selected authors and examplary events relevant to the discussion.Zum vollständigen Artikel | Artikel bestellen