Author: Andrew Pilsch
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 ...


Author: Joseph P. Farrell
Publisher: Feral House
ISBN: 1936239442
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Exposes the hidden history and agenda that has set humanity on a collision course for the Apocalypse.

Speculative Blackness

Author: André M. Carrington
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 ...

The Transhumanist Reader

Author: Max More
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118555996
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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 ...

The Singularity Is Near

Author: Ray Kurzweil
Publisher: Gerald Duckworth & Co
ISBN: 0715640151
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The Singularity is Near offers a view of the coming age that is both a dramatic culmination of centuries of technological ingenuity and a genuinely inspiring vision of our ultimate destiny.

Future West

Author: William Henry Katerberg
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Utopia and Apocalypse in Frontier Science Fiction William Henry Katerberg ... 16
Joel Garreau, Radical Evolution: The Promise and Peril of Enhancing Our Minds,
Our Bodies — and What It Means to Be Human (New York: Broadway Books,
2005), 22-23. 17 The statement can ... For academic discussion of the moral
issues by transhumanists and Christian ethicists, see a special issue of the
electronic Journal of Evolution & Technology on religion and transhumanism: 14,
no. 2 (August ...


Author: R. U. Sirius
Publisher: Disinformation Company
ISBN: 9781938875090
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Beyond ending aging, gaining greater intelligence, and conquering the stars, any transhumanist looks forward to a plethora of other alterations to what has been the ordinary human condition, among them: The Singularity - the creation of ...

The Transhumanist Wager

Author: Zoltan Istvan
ISBN: 9780988616110
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The novel debuts a challenging original philosophy, which rebuffs modern civilization by inviting the end of the human species-and declaring the onset of something greater.

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, ...