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    Transhumanism, Medical Technology and Slippery Slopes.M. J. McNamee - 2006 - Journal of Medical Ethics 32 (9):513-518.
    In this article, transhumanism is considered to be a quasi-medical ideology that seeks to promote a variety of therapeutic and human-enhancing aims. Moderate conceptions are distinguished from strong conceptions of transhumanism and the strong conceptions were found to be more problematic than the moderate ones. A particular critique of Boström’s defence of transhumanism is presented. Various forms of slippery slope arguments that may be used for and against transhumanism are discussed and one particular criticism, moral arbitrariness, that undermines both weak (...)
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    Gene Transfer for Pain: A Tool to Cope with the Intractable, or a Unethical Enduranceenhancing Technology?S. Camporesi & M. J. McNamee - 2012 - Genomics, Society and Policy 8 (1):1-12.
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    Juridical and Ethical Peculiarities in Doping Policy.M. J. McNamee & L. Tarasti - 2010 - Journal of Medical Ethics 36 (3):165-169.
    Criticisms of the ethical justification of antidoping legislation are not uncommon in the literatures of medical ethics, sports ethics and sports medicine. Critics of antidoping point to inconsistencies of principle in the application of legislation and the unjustifiability of ethical postures enshrined in the World Anti-Doping Code, a new version of which came into effect in January 2009. This article explores the arguments concerning the apparent legal peculiarities of antidoping legislation and their ethically salient features in terms of: notions of (...)
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    Ethics and Sport.M. J. McNamee & S. J. Parry (eds.) - 1998 - E & Fn Spon.
    The issues surrounding ethical controversies in sport have filled the media recently. This book of invited original essays by mainstream philosophers as well as philosophers of sport will provide the reader with a discussion in ethics and sport based on a sound philosophical footing. It will be accessible to a wide range of teachers and students in the field of sport and leisure studies. Contributions from international, highly regarded experts in the fIeld provide the reader with systematic treatment of the (...)
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    Ethics, Evidence Based Sports Medicine, and the Use of Platelet Rich Plasma in the English Premier League.M. J. McNamee, C. M. Coveney, A. Faulkner & J. Gabe - 2018 - Health Care Analysis 26 (4):344-361.
    The use of platelet rich plasma as a novel treatment is discussed in the context of a qualitative research study comprising 38 interviews with sports medicine practitioners and other stakeholders working within the English Premier League during the 2013–16 seasons. Analysis of the data produced several overarching themes: conservatism versus experimentalism in medical attitudes; therapy perspectives divergence; conflicting versions of appropriate evidence; subcultures; community beliefs/practices; and negotiation of medical decision-making. The contested evidence base for the efficacy of PRP is presented (...)
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    Morgan’s Conventionalism Versus WADA’s Use of the Prohibited List: The Case of Thyroxine.A. J. Bloodworth, M. J. McNamee & R. Jaques - 2018 - Sport, Ethics and Philosophy 12 (4):401-415.
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    Philosophy of Sport.M. J. McNamee - 2004 - Nursing Philosophy 5 (2):182–183.
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    Ethics, Genetic Technologies and Equine Sports: The Prospect of Regulation of a Modified Therapeutic Use Exemption Policy.M. L. H. Campbell & M. J. McNamee - 2020 - Sport, Ethics and Philosophy 15 (2):227-250.
    ABSTRACTThis article critically reviews the current availability and selected use of genetic technologies for horses, before undertaking an ethical evaluation of current practice and regulatory pos...
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