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Stefan Sorgner

Stefan Lorenz Sorgner is a philosophy professor at John Cabot University in Rome and is director and co-founder of the Beyond Humanism Network, Fellow at the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies (IEET), Research Fellow at the Ewha Institute for the Humanities at Ewha Womans University in Seoul and Visiting Fellow at the Ethics Centre of the Friedrich-Schiller-University in Jena. He is author and editor of more than 10 books, e.g. Metaphysics without Truth (Marquette University Press 2007), Menschenwürde nach Nietzsche (WBG 2010), Transhumanismus (Herder 2016), Schöner neuer Mensch (Nicolai, 2018), Übermensch (Schwabe 2019). In addition, he is Editor-in-Chief and Founding Editor of the “Journal of Posthuman Studies” (a double-blind peer review journal, published by Penn State University Press since 2017). Furthermore, he is in great demand as a speaker in all parts of the world (e.g. TEDx; World Humanities Forum, Global Solutions Taipei Workshop) and a regular contact person of national and international journalists and media representatives (e.g. Die Zeit, Cicero, Der Standard).

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Post- and Transhumanism: An Introduction by Robert Ranisch and Stefan Lorenz Sorgner eds. (2015)

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

"Reflection on the Global Solutions (GS) Taipei Workshop 2018"  (Apr 4, 2018)

"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)"  (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)

Recent Multimedia
Stefan Lorenz Sorgner: When choosing between health and privacy, we should go for freedom   2020-04-08

#57 - Sorgner on Nietzschean Transhumanism   2019-04-28

What is the PostHuman?   2017-04-10

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

New Updates on IEET Fellow Stefan Sorgner (Jul 06, 2020)

IEEt Fellows Stefan Sorgner & Kevin LaGrandeur on Covid19 and the Posthuman (Jun 08, 2020)

IEET Fellow Stefan Lorenz Sorgner in Immortalists Magazine (Apr 24, 2020)

First volume of Posthuman Studies book series Published (Dec 10, 2019)

Sorgner versus Musk on whether we live in a Computer Simulation (Nov 02, 2019)

Past Appearances
Art Biennale in Venice ( - Oct 20, 2019)

Sorgner @ Future of the Humanities (Ewha Womans University, Seoul - Nov 16, 2018)

Sorgner @ FSU Jena (Jena, Germany - Jun 11, 2018)

Sorgner @ PHIL.COLOGNE 2018 (Wallrafplatz, Cologne - Jun 09, 2018)

Sorgner @ Converging Technologies Public Session (Padua, Italy - Jun 01, 2018)