Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics

Special Section: Kant, Habermas, and Bioethics

On Moral Enhancement from a Habermasian Perspective

HANS-JOERG EHNI and DIANA AURENQUE

The human being’s mastery of itself, on which the self is founded, practically always involves the annihilation of the subject in whose service that mastery is maintained, because the substance which is mastered, suppressed, and disintegrated by self-preservation is nothing other than the living entity.

Hans-Joerg Ehni, Ph.D., is a Researcher and Lecturer in the Department of Medical Ethics at the University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany.

Diana Aurenque, Ph.D., is a postdoctoral researcher and lecturer in the Institute for Ethics and History of Medicine at the University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany.

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