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Naam and Hughes Named Fellows of the World Academy of Arts and Sciences

IEET Director James Hughes and IEET Fellow Ramez Naam have been elected Fellows of the World Academy of Arts and Sciences.

The World Academy is a network of approximately 500 individuals from diverse cultures, nationalities, and intellectual disciplines, chosen for eminence in art, the natural and social sciences, and the humanities. Its focus is on the social consequences and policy implications of knowledge, and the challenges confronting people in a rapidly changing global civilization. It has in several instances chosen to...

J. Hughes
Report on Hughes’ April 13 talk in Albany

John Rodat’s “More Human than Human” review of my April 13 talk in Albany New York, published in the Metroland magazine, is far less skeptical than the run of the mill reception:

The author of Citizen Cyborg was on hand to discuss the controversial and wide-ranging topic of transhumanism in democratic society, and in light of recent events such as the Terri Schiavo case, it’s understandable that Hughes would be ready for objections to a philosophy that seeks to ‘deconstruct’ the notion of what it is ...