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IEET > Affiliate Scholar > Jønathan Lyons

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

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"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


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