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IEET > Fellows > Stefan Sorgner

Stefan Sorgner

Stefan Lorenz Sorgner is a professor of philosophy and bioethics at John Cabot University in Rome, as of January 2016. He was formerly lecturer in medical ethics at the University of Erlangen-Nuernberg, Germany. He studied philosophy at King’s College/University of London (BA), the University of Durham (MA), the University of Giessen and the University of Jena (PhD). In recent years, he taught at the Universities of Jena (Germany), Erfurt (Germany) and Klagenfurt (Austria). His main fields of research are Nietzsche, the philosophy of music, bioethics and meta-, post- and transhumanism.

Dr. Sorgner is author of Metaphysics without Truth - On the Importance of Consistency within Nietzsche’s Philosophy (1999, Utz Verlag; Marquette University Press, 2007) and Menschenwürde nach Nietzsche: Die Geschichte eines Begriffs (2010, WBG).  He has co-edited the books Music in German Philosophy: An Introduction (2010, University of Chicago Press), Humanbiotechnologie als gesellschaftliche Herausforderung.(2005, Alber Verlag), Eugenik und die Zukunft (2006, Alber Verlag), Human-Biotechnology as Social Challenge (2007, Ashgate) and Geschichte der Bioethik. (2011, Mentis Verlag). He edits two book series “Beyond Humanism: Trans- and Posthumanism/Jenseits des Humanismus: Trans- und Posthumanismus“ for Peter Lang Publishing, and Musikphilosophie for Alber Verlag.

Dr. Sorgner is a member of the editorial boards of the Encyclopedias of Anthropology (Sage) and Time (Sage), the Handbook of 21st Century Anthropology (Sage), the journals Anthropologia Integra and the Journal of Evolution and Technology.


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Evolution and the Future by Stefan Sorgner and Branka-Rista Jovanovic (eds.) (2013)


Articles


"New Transhumanism Book by Stefan L. Sorgner To Be Printed"   Ethical Technology   Aug 28, 2016

"Stefan Lorenz Sorgner, Menschenwürde nach Nietzsche: Die Geschichte eines Begriffes (English)"   hunter.cuny.edu  Jan 4, 2013

"Beyond Humanism: Reflections on Trans- and Posthumanism"   Journal of Evolution and Technology - Vol. 21 Issue 2 – October 2010 - pgs 1-19  Oct 1, 2010

"Nietzsche, the Overhuman, and Transhumanism"   Journal of Evolution and Technology 20(1): 29-42  Mar 1, 2009


Upcoming Appearances


Sorgner @ German Humanist Day (Nürnberg, Germany - Jun 16, 2017)


Recent Multimedia


Don’t we all wish to be Wonder Woman or Superman?   2015-11-28

Don’t we all wish to be Wonder Woman or Superman?   2015-11-25

Nietzsche, the Overhuman, and Transhumanism   2014-08-02

Suggestions for a posthuman zoo   2013-12-16


News


CFP for Beyond Humanism Conference (Jan 28, 2017)

IEET Fellow Stefan L. Sorgner live on German public radio (Jan 03, 2017)

IEET Fellow Prof. S. Sorgner nominee in the category Ethics for the World Technology Awards 2016 (Dec 12, 2016)

IEET Scholars Cited in New Book ‘The Posthuman Body in Superhero Comics’ (Oct 20, 2016)

IEET Fellow Stefan Sorgner to discuss most recent monograph with theologian Prof. Friedrich Graf (Oct 03, 2016)


Past Appearances


Sorgner @ Open Society Foundation (Bratislava, Slovakia - Dec 17, 2016)

Stefan Sorgner @ Meditation & Wirklichkeit Conference in Berlin (Berlin - Nov 25, 2016)

Stefan Sorgner @ Technology & Transcendence Conference (Twente, Netherlands - Nov 18, 2016)

IEET Fellow Stefan Lorenz Sorgner @ Global Initiatives Symposium in Taiwan 2016 (National Taiwan University, Taiwan - Jul 11, 2016)

8th Beyond Humanism Conference (Universidad Complutense of Madrid, Faculty of Philosophy - May 25, 2016)

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