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.

Skeptical Environmentalism

Author: Robert Kirkman
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253214971
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Engaging the work of Kant, Hegel, Descartes, Rousseau, and Heidegger, among others, Kirkman reveals the relational worldview as an unreliable basis for knowledge and truth claims, and, more dangerously, as harmful to the intellectual ...

Perfecting Human Futures

Author: J. Benjamin Hurlbut
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3658110449
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Transhuman Visions and Technological Imaginations J. Benjamin Hurlbut, Hava
Tirosh-Samuelson. which was a slow, uncontrolled, and unpredictable process,
now evolution will be fast, controlled, and directed by humans. This imagined ...
become transhuman. This tale of the future is at once utopian imagination and
technological prediction. ... Futurists who predict this sequence of events (for
example, Clark, 1997, 2003; Minsky, 1986, 2006; Moravec, 1988, 1999; Kurzweil,
1999 ...

Religion And Transhumanism The Unknown Future Of Human Enhancement

Author: Calvin Mercer
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440833265
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Human enhancement is just the beginning of the process in which humans will
take control of evolution and bring about its ... Judaism offers a unique
perspective from which to view trans/posthumanism because its utopian,
apocalyptic, and ... Nevertheless, a Jewish engagement with transhumanism also
brings to the fore what is problematic about this futurist vision. ... human suffering
and pain, Judaism is rather supportive of the new genetics and the medical
technologies based on it.

Battlestar Galactica And Philosophy

Author: Jason T. Eberl
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444356577
Size: 28.48 MB
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each considered a benefit of science to be the ability for humans to better
ourselves, to ease or eliminate our frailties, ... whose dystopian novel Brave New
World ironically serves as a utopian vision to the small but growing transhumanist
community. ... directing her own evolution past human by adopting technology to
enhance perceived shortcomings of evolution thus far. FM2030's book, Up
Wingers: A Futurist Manifesto, features a calltoarms for transhumanist rights and
activism.5 In ...

To Be A Machine

Author: Mark O'Connell
Publisher: Doubleday
ISBN: 0385540426
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In To Be a Machine, journalist Mark O'Connell explores the staggering possibilities and moral quandaries that present themselves when you of think of your body as a device.

The Transhumanist Reader

Author: Max More
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118555996
Size: 74.17 MB
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Classical and Contemporary Essays on the Science, Technology, and
Philosophy of the Human Future Max More, Natasha Vita-More. More, Max (1990
) “Transhumanism: Toward a Futurist Philosophy. ... Journal of Evolution and
Technology 21/1 (January), pp. 1-4. More ... Nozick, Robert (1974) Anarchy, State
, and Utopia.

Speculative Blackness

Author: André M. Carrington
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781452949765
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In Speculative Blackness, André M. Carrington analyzes the highly racialized genre of speculative fiction--including science fiction, fantasy, and utopian works, along with their fan cultures--to illustrate the relationship between genre ...

Appalachians All

Author: Mark T. Banker
Publisher: Univ. of Tennessee Press
ISBN: 1572337869
Size: 55.81 MB
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Originally published in hardcover in 2010.