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Technoprogressive? BioConservative? Huh?
Overview of technopolitics


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Kevin LaGrandeur published new book Artificial Slaves

Tech marvels and wonders

Can Universal Basic Income / Social Democracy Fix America’s Inequality?

Hope: A Defense

How Human Consciousness Evolved

It’s a tough world out there: and now a drumbeat for war on Iran.


ieet books

Chasing Shadows: Visions of Our Coming Transparent World
Author
David Brin





JET

Enframing the Flesh: Heidegger, Transhumanism, and the Body as “Standing Reserve”

Moral Enhancement and Political Realism

Intelligent Technologies and Lost Life



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Mark Walker

Mark Walker Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Philosophy at New Mexico State University, where he occupies the Richard L. Hedden Endowed Chair. He serves on the Board of Directors of the IEET, on the editorial board of the Journal of Evolution and Technology, and served on the Board of Directors of Humanity Plus from 2002 to 2006. He founded Permanent End International (2004-2007), a nonprofit organization that promoted poverty reduction through aquaculture. Dr. Walker’s teaching and research interests include ethics, epistemology, philosophy of religion and philosophy of science. His current primary research interest is in ethical issues arising out of emerging technologies, e.g., genetic engineering, advanced pharmacology, artificial intelligence research and nanotechnology.


Home Page |
Intelligence Unbound: The Future of Uploaded and Machine Minds by Russell Blackford and Damien Broderick eds. (2014)

Happy-People-Pills For All by Mark Walker (2013)


Articles


"Capitalism Mandates a Basic Income Guarantee"   markwalkersite  Apr 29, 2016

"BIG and Technological Unemployment: Chicken Little Versus the Economists"   Journal of Evolution and Technology  Feb 17, 2014

"The Anthropic Argument Against the Existence of God"   Sophia 48 (2009): 351-378.  Dec 31, 2009

"Double your life span: Walker on Singer on extended longevity"   Metamagician and the Hellfire Club  Feb 6, 2007

"In Praise of Bio-Happiness (IEET White Paper 02)"   IEET Monographs  Dec 31, 2006


Recent Multimedia


Transvision 2007 - July 23-26, 2007 - Chicago   2007-07-07

Transvision 2007 - July 23-26, 2007 - Chicago   2007-06-09

Mark Walker on superlongevity   2006-05-12


News


Special Issue of JET: Hughes, Walker, Campa & Danaher on Tech Unemployment and BIG (Mar 07, 2014)

New Special Issue of JET Online: Minds and Machines (Dec 11, 2011)

Two New Articles in the Journal of Evolution and Technology (Dec 21, 2009)

Mark Walker and James Hughes on Cognitive Enhancement in Free Inquiry (Jul 29, 2009)

Global Spiral Publishes Ten Defenses of Transhumanism (Feb 06, 2009)


Past Appearances


Hughes, Walker @ Basic Income Reddit AMA (1pm EDT) (Reddit/Futurism - Sep 20, 2014)

Hughes, Walker @ Little BIG (NMSU, Las Cruces, NM USA - Feb 06, 2014)

Mark Walker on Biohappiness (Las Cruces, NM - Nov 05, 2009)

Mark Walker on “Why the uninsured ought to be permitted to self-medicate” (New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico USA - Sep 16, 2009)

Mark Walker on “Apocalyptic Threats and Happy Pills” (Toronto, Canada - Jun 14, 2008)

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