|IN DEFENSE OF POSTHUMAN DIGNITY|
|Written by NICK BOSTROM|
ABSTRACT. This paper distinguishes two common fears about the posthuman and argues for the importance of a concept of dignity that is inclusive enough to also apply to many possible posthuman beings. Recognizing the possibility of posthuman dignity undercuts an important objection against human enhance- ment and removes a distortive double standard from our field of moral vision.
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