Transhumanism

Author: Andrew Pilsch
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ISBN: 9781452954882
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In this book, Andrew Pilsch counters these critiques, arguing instead that transhumanism's utopian rhetoric actively imagines radical new futures for the species and its habitat.

Tracing Rhetoric And Material Life

Author: Bridie McGreavy
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319657119
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... transhumanism, see Andrew Pilsch, Transhumanism: Evolutionary Futurism
and the Human Technologies of Utopia (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota
Press, forthcoming, 2017). Richard A. Rogers, “Overcoming the Objectification of
Nature in Constitutive Theories: Toward a Transhuman, Materialist Theory of
Communication,” Western Journal of Communication 62, no. 3 (1998): 264. Julie
Kalil Schutten and Richard A. Rogers, “Magick as an Alternative Symbolic:
Enacting ...

Future West

Author: William Henry Katerberg
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Nor are they matters about which futurists are ignorant — even if futurists often
sound impatient with concerns that they deem irrational.21 The transformation of
even a small number of people, and the evolution of a "transhuman" community,
will reshape what it means to be human for ... Indeed, the impact of personal and
corporate eugenics may be worse because it will be further isolated from public
debate.22 To most people, such technology seems worlds apart from their daily
lives.

Menschheit 2 0

Author: Ray Kurzweil
Publisher: Lola Books
ISBN: 3944203135
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Googles Chefingenieur Ray Kurzweil, dessen wahnwitzigen Visionen in den vergangenen Jahrzehnten immer wieder genau ins Schwarze trafen, zeichnet in diesem Klassiker des Transhumanismus mit beispielloser Detailwut eine bunt schillernde ...

Battlestar Galactica And Philosophy

Author: Jason T. Eberl
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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pian novel Brave New World ironically serves as a utopian vision to the small but
growing transhumanist community. Julian Huxley defined transhumanism as
involving ... In his course "New Concepts of the Human," FM-2030 used the term "
transhuman" to denote any "transitory human" who's in the process of directing
her own evolution past human by adopting technology to enhance perceived
shortcomings of evolution thus far. FM-2030's book, Up Wingers: A Futurist
Manifesto, ...

Homo Deus

Author: Yuval Noah Harari
Publisher: C.H.Beck
ISBN: 3406704026
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In seinem Kultbuch „Eine kurze Geschichte der Menschheit“ erklärte Yuval Noah Harari, wie unsere Spezies die Erde erobern konnte.

Das Geheimnis Des Menschlichen Denkens

Author: Ray Kurzweil
Publisher: Lola Books
ISBN: 394420316X
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In "Das Geheimnis des menschlichen Denkens" gewährt Googles Chefingenieur Ray Kurzweil einen spannenden Einblick in das Reverse Engineering des Gehirns.

Consumer S Guide To A Brave New World

Author: Wesley J. Smith
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A new bio-utopian mindset is emerging among futurists, bioethicists, life scientists
and allied "transhumanists." These people are "committed to the process of
human enhancement and self-directed evolution," which would not only embed "
cultural distinctions ... in our genetics" but eventually "increase the biological
differences among human populations."8 The transhumanist ideology foresees a
new eugenics in which parents would not only be permitted to "enhance" their
offspring ...

Eternity

Author: Michael Hanlon
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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This fusion of machine technology and biology is called transhumanism and has
become something akin to a secular religion along the wilder shores of futurism.
Ray Kurzweil ... The machines enter into a similar 'runaway feedback' postulated
in thesingularity-as-nightmare scenario, the difference being that by now humans
have already achieved the stage of technologically enhanced evolution
necessary for them to merge with this godlike machine consciousness. It sounds
very ...