Inquiring into Animal Enhancement: Model or Countermodel of Human Enhancement?

  • Simone Bateman
  • Jean Gayon
  • Sylvie Allouche
  • Jérôme Goffette
  • Michela Marzano

Part of the Health, Technology and Society book series (HTE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Simone Bateman, Jean Gayon, Sylvie Allouche, Jérôme Goffette, Michela Marzano
    Pages 1-12
  3. Gary Comstock
    Pages 49-78
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 132-137

About this book


This book explores issues raised by past and present practices of animal enhancement in terms of their means and their goals, clarifies conceptual issues and identifies lessons that can be learned about enhancement practices, as they concern both animals and humans.


STS Health Sociology Technology Studies Animal enhancement Human enhancement Converging Technologies transhumanism human nature therapy-enhancement distinction future studies sociology of expertise animals colonisation nature Sex sociology

Editors and affiliations

  • Simone Bateman
    • 1
  • Jean Gayon
    • 2
  • Sylvie Allouche
    • 3
  • Jérôme Goffette
    • 4
  • Michela Marzano
    • 5
  1. 1.Centre National de la Recherche ScientifiqueFrance
  2. 2.Université Paris 1 Panthéon-SorbonneFrance
  3. 3.Université Catholique de LyonFrance
  4. 4.Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1France
  5. 5.Université Paris DescartesFrance

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