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Cyborg selves : a theological anthropology of the posthuman

Author: Jeanine Thweatt-Bates
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2012.
Series: Ashgate science and religion series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What is the "posthuman?" Is becoming posthuman inevitable-something which will happen to us, or something we will do to ourselves? Why do some long for it, while others fearfully reject it? This book aims to clarify current theological and philosophical dialogue on the posthuman by arguing that theologians must pay attention to which form of the posthuman they are engaging, and to demonstrate that a "posthuman  Read more...
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Thweatt-Bates, Jeanine.
Cyborg selves.
Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2012
(DLC) 2011050161
(OCoLC)770694166
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeanine Thweatt-Bates
ISBN: 9781409421429 1409421422 9781409421412 1409421414
OCLC Number: 785134075
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 212 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: The cyborg manifesto --
The transhumanist manifesto --
Post-anthropologies --
Theological anthropologies --
Constructing a theological post-anthropology --
Christology and the posthuman.
Series Title: Ashgate science and religion series.
Responsibility: Jeanine Thweatt-Bates.

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