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The Transhumanist Reader free pdf The first authoritative and comprehensive survey of the origins and current state of transhumanist thinking The rapid pace of emerging technologies is playing an increasingly important role in overcoming fundamental human limitations. Featuring core writings by seminal thinkers in the speculative possibilities of the posthuman condition, essays address key philosophical arguments for and against human enhancement, explore the inevitability of life extension, and consider possible solutions to the growing issues of social and ethical implications and concerns. Edited by the internationally acclaimed founders of the philosophy and social movement of transhumanism, The Transhumanist Reader is an indispensable guide to our current state of knowledge of the quest to expand the frontiers of human nature.

About Max More

Max More, PhD is President and CEO of the Alcor LifeExtension Foundation, the world s leading cryonicsorganization. An internationally acclaimed strategic philosopher,Dr. More is recognized for his thinking on the philosophical andcultural implications of emerging technologies.

Natasha Vita-More, PhD is a leading expert on humanenhancement and emerging and speculative technologies and is aProfessor at the University of Advancing Technology. Dr.Vita-More s writings have appeared in Technoetic Arts:Journal of Speculative Research, Metaverse Creativityand The Global Spiral. She has appeared in numeroustelevised documentaries on media design, culture, and thefuture.


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Author : Max More
Publisher : John Wiley
Data Published : 23 April 2013
ISBN : 1118334310
EAN : 9781118334317
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 480 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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