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COMING SOON: The Ethics of Human Enhancement by Dr. Alberto Giubilini and Dr Sagar Sanyal

… New Philosophy Compass article coming soon: The Ethics of Human Enhancement by Dr. Alberto Giubilini and Dr Sagar Sanyal … Provisional Abstract: Ethical debate surrounding human enhancement, especially by biotechnological means, has burgeoned since the turn of the century. Issues discussed include whether specific types of enhancement are permissible or even obligatory, whether they are … Continue reading

COMING SOON: Catharine Cockburn on Unthinking Immaterial Substance: Souls, Space, and Related Matters by Dr. Emily Thomas

… New Philosophy Compass article coming soon: Catharine Cockburn on Unthinking Immaterial Substance: Souls, Space, and Related Matters by Dr. Emily Thomas … Provisional Abstract: The early modern Catharine Cockburn wrote on a wide range of philosophical issues, and recent years have seen an increasing interest in her work. This paper explores her thesis that … Continue reading

COMING SOON: The Metaphysics of Omissions by Prof. Sara Bernstein

… New Philosophy Compass article coming soon: The Metaphysics of Omissions by Prof. Sara Bernstein … Provisional Abstract: Omissions—any events, actions, or things that do not occur—are central to numerous debates in causation and ethics. This article surveys views on what omissions are, whether they are causally efficacious, and how they ground moral responsibility.