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The Transhumanist Reader

By: Publication details: United States; John Wiley & Sons Inc; 23 Apr 2013Description: 480 Pages; PaperbackISBN:
  • 9781118334317
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 128
Summary: 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.
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Item type Current library Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Book Adult and Young Adult 15-17 Karachi Science 128 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available PKLC003521
Book Adult and Young Adult 15-17 Lahore In Store 128 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Withdrawn PKLC011809
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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.

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