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Technopolitics > Philosophy > Fellows > Stefan Sorgner
S.L. Sorgner Publishes New Monograph Nicolai Publishing

IEET Fellow S.L. Sorgner’s latest monograph, which is entitled “Brave New Human” (“Schöner neuer Mensch”), and which he was invited to write by Nicolai Publishing, was published on the 23rd of October 2018. Therein, he present his own vision of the genetic new human, the implanted new human, the digital new human, and the conceptual new human: https://nicolai-publishing.com/products/schoner-neuer-mensch

Francaise > Technopolitics > Philosophy > Contributors > Terence Ericson
Terence Ericson
[Vidéo] Sport & H+, qui seront les sportifs de demain ? by Terence Ericson

Dopage technologique, génétique, robotique, neurologique… quel sera le futur du sport ? Nouvelle vidéo de Terence Ericson.

Francaise > Technopolitics > Philosophy > Futurism > Contributors > Alexandre Maurer
Alexandre Maurer
Faut-il garantir un niveau de vie minimal ? Automatisation, intelligence artificielle… by Alexandre Maurer

Si on se dirige vers la fin du plein emploi, faut-il garantir un niveau de vie minimal à chacun ? Une question bête, mais qui mérite d’être posée, car cela ne fait pas consensus !

Francaise > Technopolitics > Philosophy > Futurism > Advisory Board > Marc Roux
Marc Roux
Yuval Harari et l’amélioration technique de l’accès au bonheur by Marc Roux

La “roue hédonique” (3/4) : Dans son livre, Homo Deus, Yuval Noah Harari consacre un chapitre à la manière dont il imagine que notre accès au bonheur pourrait être amélioré par la technique -> Critique.

Technopolitics > Philosophy > Fellows > Stefan Sorgner
S.L. Sorgner on the “Ethics of Transhumanism” Forbes

Recently, Forbes published an article on the “Ethics of Transhumanism” in which the philosophical reflections by IEET Fellow Stefan Lorenz Sorgner get recognized and dealt with: https://www.forbes.com/sites/julianvigo/2018/09/24/the-ethics-of-transhumanism-and-the-cult-of-futurist-biotech/#559b92bb4ac5

Technopolitics > Philosophy > Fellows > Stefan Sorgner
Stefan Sorgner Edits New Book Series on Posthuman Studies Posthuman Studies: From Critical Posthumanism to Transhumanism

The oldest publishing house in the world, Schwabe publishing (founded 1488), deeply rooted in the humanist tradition, embraces the intellectual engagement with one of the most significant debates of our time: Posthuman Studies: From Critical Posthumanism to Transhumanism.

Technopolitics > Philosophy > Affiliate Scholar > Steve Fuller
Steve Fuller
Must A Human Be An Ape?  The Ultimate Problem of Self-Classification by Steve Fuller

How humans came to descend from apes The Oxford English Dictionaries define ‘human’ in three ways, which are listed in the following order: (1) whatever distinguishes people from God, animals and machines; (2) whenever people behave in a highly desirable fashion; (3) whoever is a member of the genus Homo. These are really quite different definitions. The first has the greatest conceptual clarity, but its clarity is limited to the realm of the conceptual. Making that definition work in practice is diabolical. The second is unclear in both...

Technopolitics > Philosophy > Contributors > Pedro Villanueva
Pedro Villanueva
Edgist generation. Towards a transhumanist subculture? The manifesto. by Pedro Villanueva

I’m a fan of the movie Back to the future of the second part and when we talk about subcultures like Hipster, Neo-Hippies, Rave, Indie, etc. I noticed that something was missing to create a very different new subculture in the current generation, since we are in the year 2017. This manifesto I write is to create a more complete subculture in the youth according to our time. And frankly the movie Back to the future is almost prophetic and fits more in the present times. The name Edgist is similar to edge which refers to a new subculture...

Francaise > Technopolitics > Philosophy > SciencePolicy > Artificial Intelligence > Contributors > Laurens Vaddeli
Laurens Vaddeli
L’imagination des machines: les Robots-artistes au Grand Palais by Laurens Vaddeli

L’exposition en cours au Grand Palais nous permet de nous pencher sur les mutations de l’art permises par la robotique et l’intelligence artificielle.

Technopolitics > Philosophy > Affiliate Scholar > John G. Messerly
John G. Messerly
Is Transhumanism A Religion? by John G. Messerly

Transhumanism is an intellectual movement that aims to transform and improve the human condition by developing and making available sophisticated technologies to greatly enhance human intellectual, physiological, and moral functioning. Transhumanists argue that humanity in its current form represents an early phase of its evolutionary development. A common transhumanist thesis is that humans may eventually transform themselves into beings with such greatly expanded abilities that they will have become godlike or posthuman. Notably, this incl...