A moral obligation to cognitive enhancement?

Increasing numbers of citizens take Prozac to brighten their mood, or Provigil to increase their concentration. Is it okay to use them? What risks are involved? Do we have the right to provide these assumed benefits to our children? Eugenics is a social philosophy which advocates the improvement of human hereditary traits through various forms of…


From the desk to the raised platform: written and oral presentations in biomedicine 2 (2008)

How scientific results should be communicated orally and in writing. This is the double objective of the freely chosen subject imparted during the last two weeks of September 2008 at the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences of the Pompeu Fabra University, in collaboration with the Esteve Foundation. The originality of this teaching proposal, unprecedented in…