Nov 21 • 1HR 10M

Building Better People | Jonathan Anomaly & Richard Hanania

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Jonathan Anomaly
Richard Hanania
Discussions with CSPI scholars and leading thinkers in science, technology, and politics.
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Jonathan Anomaly is the academic director of a new philosophy, politics, and ethics (PPE) program at La Universidad de las Americas in Ecuador, co-hosts the Ideas Sleep Furiously Podcast, and works in the startup world. He has taught in PPE programs around the US, including at the University of Pennsylvania, Duke, the University of North Carolina, and the University of Arizona. He joins the podcast to talk about his book Creating Future People: The Ethics of Genetic Enhancement. Topics covered include different technologies that may be used to change or select personality and cognitive traits, beauty enhancement, and addressing potential collective action problems that may arise from such technology.

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