The book aims to establish a critical dialogue between sports ethicists and bioethicists across the range of sporting disciplines at elite level. It will address questions such as:
This book was published as a special issue in Sport, Ethics and Philosophy.
1. Transcending Human Limitations Claudio M. Tamburrini and Torbjorn Tannsjo 2. Doctoring Risk: Responding to Risk-Taking in Athletes Lynley Anderson 3. Doping Under Medical Control - Conceptually Possible But Impossible in the World of Professional Sports? Soren Holm 4. Genetics, Bioethics and Sport Andy Miah 5. Respecting Privacy in Detecting Illegitimate Enhancements in Athletes Sarah Teetzel 6. Genetic Enhancement, Sports and Relational Autonomy Susan Sherwin 7. Whose Prometheus? Transhumanism, Biotechnology and the Moral Topography of Sports Medicine Mike McNamee 8. 'Human-ness', 'Dehumanisation' and Performance Enhancement Leon Culbertson 9. Is Enhancement in Sport Really Unfair? Arguments on the Concept of Competition and Equality of Opportunities Christian Lenk 10. What's Wrong With Genetic Inequality? The Impact of Genetic Technology on Elite Sports and Society Claudio M. Tamburrini 11. Who's Afraid of Stella Walsh? On Gender, 'Gene Cheaters', and the Promises of Cyborg Athletes Kutte Jonsson