Audio by artist C. Ben Mitchell, PhD

On Human Bioenhancements

Human beings are obsessive innovators. Homo sapiens (knower) is by nature Homo faber (fabricator). Life without what philosopher Michael Novak has called ‘the fire of invention’ doubtless would be nasty, bloody, and brutish. Since biomedicine and biotechnology are two spheres where innovation is especially rewarded, it is no surprise that we stand on the threshold of the development of human biological enhancements.

Podcast Episode: 
148