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The Ethics of Moral Enhancement
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Technopolitics > Philosophy > Technoprogressivism > Fellows > Kevin LaGrandeur
Kevin LaGrandeur
The Future of Humanity: An Intimate Techno-Relationship by Kevin LaGrandeur

Futurists tend to exaggerate, overestimating the change that’s heading our way. Most likely there will be no new species, no destructive post-human scenario, no sci-fi movie style acceleration of evolution. However, what we can say or even predict with certainty is that the way we interact with the world and with the machines of the future will change. Human beings will remain so, but their relationship with objects will be deeper, a kind technological intimacy

Technopolitics > Technoprogressivism > Fellows > Kevin LaGrandeur
Kevin LaGrandeur in the News FierceCEO

IEET Fellow Kevin LaGrandeur was recently quoted in the article “Is artificial intelligence the great job eliminator or creator?” by Karen Talley.  The news article is posted on FierceCEO.

Technopolitics > Psychology > Technoprogressivism > SciencePolicy > Rights > CognitiveLiberty > Fellows > David Wood
David Wood
Pragmatically envisioning better humans by David Wood

Is it possible to significantly improve politics, over the course of, say, the next dozen years, without first significantly improving human nature?

Technopolitics > Philosophy > Technoprogressivism > Affiliate Scholar > Steve Fuller
Steve Fuller
The Transhumanist Test of Faith by Steve Fuller

Transhumanism is more often regarded as a faith by its detractors than its supporters. For my own part, I have long argued that the signature themes of transhumanism – especially the preoccupation with intellectual immortality and physical resurrection – bear the marks of Abrahamic theology. Indeed, without that theological backdrop, transhumanism’s zeal for mind uploading and cryonics looks simply bizarre. However, in this context, transhumanists can reasonably argue that they are scientifically delivering on those original theologica...

Francaise > Technopolitics > Sociology > Contributors > EMG
Êtes-vous abondantiste ? by EMG

Serons-nous 50 milliards de Terriens à vivre dans l’opulence ?

Technopolitics > Technoprogressivism > Rights > CognitiveLiberty > FreeThought > Affiliate Scholar > Hank Pellissier
Hank Pellissier
Leo Igwe’s iDOUBT Critical Thinking workshop seeks to End Superstition in Africa and The Philippines by Hank Pellissier

Leo Igwe PhD, a Nigerian journalist and activist, has designed a 5-Step Critical Thinking (CT) workshop called “iDOUBT” that aims to obliterate dangerous superstitions in Subsaharan Africa, and in tribal groups of The Philippines.

Technopolitics > Philosophy > Technoprogressivism > Staff > Steven Umbrello
Call for Papers Special Issue on Animal Enhancement Between the Species

Much philosophical discussion has been centered and devoted to the subject of human enhancement by means of technological interventions and artifacts. Many of these interventions, technologies and systems can, however, be applied to similar enhancement goals to nonhuman animals, yet little philosophical and ethical debate has considered such.

The goal of this special issue is to consider the concept of ‘animal enhancement’ as such. Papers that foster philosophical, ethical, theological and ecological reflection on animal enhance...

Francaise > Technopolitics > Technoprogressivism > Contributors > Terence Ericson
Terence Ericson
10 idées fausses autour du mot « Transhumanisme », nuançons ! by Terence Ericson

Il existe beaucoup d’idées fausses autour de la pensée transhumaniste, notamment dues à certaines simplifications hasardeuses. Et si nous tentions ici de revoir les bases.

Francaise > Technopolitics > Futurism > Contributors > EMG
Les machines nous dépassent… et alors ? by EMG

Dans son récent livre La Guerre des Intelligences, Laurent Alexandre (fondateur de Doctissimo) tente d’alerter le monde politique français sur les conséquences sociétales et économiques du développement actuel et à venir des programmes informatiques intelligents. Son analyse concernant l’imminence du “rouleau compresseur” de l’IA est étayée et sérieuse. On ne compte plus, aujourd’hui, les personnalités… [lire la suite]

Technopolitics > Philosophy > Staff > Steven Umbrello
Book Review: Timothy Morton’s Humankind Solidarity with Nonhuman People Journal of Critical Realism

A new book by Timothy Morton, Humankind: Solidarity with Nonhuman People, is reviewed. Humankind: Solidarity with Nonhuman People is a project into the applied political ethics that emerge between speculative realism and Marxism. This book is intended to build on the object-oriented ontology that Morton has espoused in previous volumes, however with a greater emphasis on normative politics. The book’s core methodology is to outline the various neologisms that Morton employs and incorporate those speculative realist terms into a retooli...