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Jønathan Lyons

Jønathan Lyons is an affiliate scholar for the IEET. He is also a transhumanist parent, an essayist, and an author of experimental fiction both long and short. He lives in central Pennsylvania and teaches at Bucknell University. His fiction publications include Minnows: A Shattered Novel


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"Mindplexing - Cooperative, Shared, Distributed Collaboration between Networked Minds"   Ethical Technology  Sep 6, 2015

"Futurism: Go Big"   Ethical Technology  Oct 30, 2014

"The Smallpox Dilemma"     Jun 12, 2014

"A Biocentric Multiverse"   Ethical Technology  Mar 24, 2014

"My strategies for longevity"   Ethical Technology  Feb 14, 2014

"A Continuum of Personhood"   Ethical Technology  Dec 4, 2013

"Inception: Lucid Dreaming as Radical Life Extension"   Ethical Technology  Nov 17, 2013

"Personhood: Revisiting the Hierarchy of “Ender’s Game” to expand the circle"   Ethical Technology  Oct 9, 2013

"Abolition and the Simulation Argument"   Ethical Technology  Jun 4, 2013

"Abolition is Imperative in Kurzweil’s Sixth Epoch Scenario"   Ethical Technology  May 25, 2013

"How will religious institutions cope with technological immortality?"   Ethical Technology  Mar 8, 2013

"The Personhood of the Technologically/Differently Sentient"   Ethical Technology  Jan 31, 2013

"The Networked Species"   Ethical Technology  Dec 22, 2012

"Was Helen O’Loy a person, or merely a thing?"   Ethical Technology  Nov 21, 2012

"Is it Time for an Enhanced Olympics?"   Ethical Technology  Oct 21, 2012

"How Do We Judge Nonhuman Beings’ Personhood?"   Ethical Technology  Oct 4, 2012

"To Mindfile-Me, or Not to Mindfile-Me?"   Ethical Technology  Sep 7, 2012

"My H+ Shopping List - Six Excellent Upgrade Items Available Now"   Ethical Technology  Jul 5, 2012

"Personhood: the Thrones We Place Ourselves Upon"   Ethical Technology  Jun 27, 2012

"Transhumanist Papa: a talk with my six-month-old son"   Ethical Technology  Jun 16, 2012

"Determining Personhood: Not Black & White, But Many Shades of Gray"   Ethical Technology  Jun 11, 2012

"The Puzzle of Personhood"   Ethical Technology  Jun 4, 2012

"Who, or what, is a person? Speciesism and Substrate Chauvinism"   Ethical Technology  May 20, 2012

"The Hierarchy of Exclusion in “Ender’s Game” — a starting point for thinking about personhood"   Ethical Technology  Apr 30, 2012


New Affiliate Scholars: Jønathan Lyons and Marc Roux (Sep 15, 2013)


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