Cosmopolitan Moral Enhancement

  • Javier Hidalgo
Part of the Jepson Studies in Leadership book series (JSL)


Cosmopolitans think that we have demanding moral duties to foreigners. But ethnocentrism, xenophobia, and other aspects of human nature leads us to violate these duties. So, we should change human nature in a more cosmopolitan direction. In this essay, Javier Hidalgo makes the case for cosmopolitan moral enhancements—biomedical enhancements that dispose us to satisfy our obligations to out-groups. Hidalgo argues that we have strong moral reasons to develop and use cosmopolitan moral enhancements.


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  • Javier Hidalgo
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  1. 1.Jepson School of Leadership StudiesUniversity of RichmondRichmondUSA

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