Philosophy on Steroids: Why the Anti-Doping Position Could Use a Little Enhancement
Kious, Brent M.
Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 2008 August; 29(4): 213-234
There is currently much concern over the use of pharmaceuticals and other biomedical techniques to enhance athletic performance?a practice we might refer to as doping. Many justifications of anti-doping efforts claim that doping involves a serious moral transgression. In this article, I review a number of arguments in support of that claim, but show that they are not conclusive, suggesting that we do not have good reasons for thinking that doping is wrong.
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McNamee, M.J. and Møller, Verner (2011)
Møller, Verner (2010)
Kious, Brent Michael (2011-06)MacGregor and McNamee recently, in this journal, offered several criticisms of an earlier article in which I attempted to refute a number of arguments for the claim that doping in sports is morally wrong. Their criticisms ...