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Hurlbut, J. Benjamin

Perfecting Human Futures

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Technology, Utopianism and Eschatology
Hava Tirosh-Samuelson, J. Benjamin Hurlbut

Part I. Technological Imaginations

2. What Does the Debate on (Post)human Futures Tell Us?
Armin Grunwald

3. Manifestations of the Posthuman in the Postsecular Imagination
Elaine Graham

4. Perfecting the Human: Posthuman Imaginaries and Technologies of Reason
Sheila Jasanoff

5. Heidegger on Techno-Posthumanism
Michael E. Zimmerman

Part II. Ethics and Politics of Envisioned Futures

6. Transhumanism Is Humanism, and Humanism Is Transhumanism
Micha Brumlik

7. Three Transhumanist Types of (Post)Human Perfection
Stefan Lorenz Sorgner

8. Reduced Heritage
Thorsten Moos

9. The Cognitive and Practical Relevance of Technological Visions
Franc Mali

10. Enhancing Machine Nature
Alfred Nordmann

Part III. The Transhumanist Imagination in Context

11. Perfecting European Democracy
Brice Laurent

12. Technologies of Transcendence at Singularity University
Margarita Boenig-Liptsin, J. Benjamin Hurlbut

13. Scientific Humanisms and Technological Utopias
Nasser Zakariya

14. Future Vision in Transhumanist Writings and the Religious Public
John H. Evans

15. The Quest for Enhanced Consciousness in Everyday Life
G. Pascal Zachary

Keywords: Philosophy, Philosophy of Technology

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1st ed. 2016
Series
Technikzukünfte, Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft / Futures of Technology, Science and Society
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783658110444
Printed ISBN
978-3-658-11043-7

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