[ExI] Buchanan?

Bryan Bishop kanzure at gmail.com
Sat Jul 10 19:46:21 UTC 2010

Not withstanding the current open questions on what to write for
bioethics.gov, I was wondering if anyone here knows Dr. Allen Buchanan. I
was surprised that I haven't heard of him yet. He seems to take a negative
view of the precautionary principle, and doesn't explicitly recognize the
proactionary principle, but does mention "cautionary heuristics".

His testimony to the president's bioethics commission:

20min podcast interivew mp3 thing on human enhancement:

Beyond Humanity? The Ethics of Biomedical Enhancement

duke page:

Are there other philosophers that are not well known to us? I guess asking
this question is hopeless, but I might as well try :-).

- Bryan
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