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Great minds think different: Preserving cognitive diversity in an age of gene editing

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It is likely that gene editing technologies will become viable in the current century. As scientists uncover the genetic contribution to personality traits and cognitive styles, parents will face hard choices. Some of these choices will involve trade‐offs from the standpoint of the individual's welfare, while others will involve trade‐offs between what is best for each and what is good for all. Although we think we should generally defer to the informed choices of parents about what kinds of ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/bioe.12585

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
Oxford college:
St Cross College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Bioethics Journal website
Volume:
34
Issue:
1
Pages:
81-89
Publication date:
2019-04-02
Acceptance date:
2018-12-20
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EISSN:
1467-8519
ISSN:
0269-9702
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959940
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pubs:959940
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uuid:11efbf31-7111-4394-8b3f-8b7cd4a7288c
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pubs:959940
Deposit date:
2019-01-15

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