Disagreements with implications: diverging discourses on the ethics of non-medical use of methylphenidate for performance enhancement
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
BMC Medical Ethics 10 (1):9 (2009)
There is substantial evidence that methylphenidate (MPH; Ritalin), is being used by healthy university students for non-medical motives such as the improvement of concentration, alertness, and academic performance. The scope and potential consequences of the non-medical use of MPH upon healthcare and society bring about many points of view
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Stephanie Bell, Brad Partridge, Jayne Lucke & Wayne Hall (2013). Australian University Students' Attitudes Towards the Acceptability and Regulation of Pharmaceuticals to Improve Academic Performance. Neuroethics 6 (1):197-205.
Robin Mackenzie (2011). The Neuroethics of Pleasure and Addiction in Public Health Strategies Moving Beyond Harm Reduction: Funding the Creation of Non-Addictive Drugs and Taxonomies of Pleasure. Neuroethics 4 (2):103-117.
Cynthia Forlini & Eric Racine (2010). Response. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 7 (4):383-384.
Similar books and articles
S. M. Outram (2010). The Use of Methylphenidate Among Students: The Future of Enhancement? Journal of Medical Ethics 36 (4):198-202.
Cynthia Forlini & Eric Racine (2009). Autonomy and Coercion in Academic “Cognitive Enhancement” Using Methylphenidate: Perspectives of Key Stakeholders. [REVIEW] Neuroethics 2 (3):163-177.
Cynthia Forlini & Eric Racine (2011). Considering the Causes and Implications of Ambivalence in Using Medicine for Enhancement. American Journal of Bioethics 11 (1):15 - 17.
Rosamond Rhodes (2002). Two Concepts of Medical Ethics and Their Implications for Medical Ethics Education. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 27 (4):493 – 508.
E. Racine & C. Forlini (2009). Expectations Regarding Cognitive Enhancement Create Substantial Challenges. Journal of Medical Ethics 35 (8):469-470.
Jan C. Heller (2012). Medical Professionalism, Revenue Enhancement, and Self-Interest: An Ethically Ambiguous Association. [REVIEW] HEC Forum 24 (4):307-315.
Eric Racine & Cynthia Forlini (2010). Cognitive Enhancement, Lifestyle Choice or Misuse of Prescription Drugs? Neuroethics 3 (1):1-4.
M. Spriggs (2005). Hypoxic Air Machines: Performance Enhancement Through Effective Training--Or Cheating? Journal of Medical Ethics 31 (2):112-113.
Andy Miah, From Anti-Doping to a 'Performance Policy' Sport Technology, Being Human, and Doing Ethics.
Simon Outram (2012). Ethical Considerations in the Framing of the Cognitive Enhancement Debate. Neuroethics 5 (2):173-184.
Nick Bostrom (2009). Cognitive Enhancement: Methods, Ethics, Regulatory Challenges. [REVIEW] Science and Engineering Ethics 15 (3):311-341.
Leon Culbertson (2011). Sartre on Human Nature: Humanness, Transhumanism and Performance-Enhancement. Sport, Ethics and Philosophy 5 (3):231 - 244.
Allen E. Buchanan (2011). Beyond Humanity?: The Ethics of Biomedical Enhancement. Oxford University Press.
Leon Culbertson (2012). Pandora Logic: Rules, Moral Judgement and the Fundamental Principles of Olympism. Sport, Ethics and Philosophy 6 (2):195-210.
Rob Goodman (2010). Cognitive Enhancement, Cheating, and Accomplishment. Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 20 (2):pp. 145-160.
Added to index2010-08-24
Total downloads13 ( #122,531 of 1,102,762 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #296,987 of 1,102,762 )
How can I increase my downloads?