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The posthuman

Author: Rosi Braidotti
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA, USA : Polity Press, 2013. ©2013
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The Posthuman offers both an introduction and major contribution to contemporary debates on the posthuman. Digital 'second life', genetically modified food, advanced prosthetics, robotics and reproductive technologies are familiar facets of our globally linked and technologically mediated societies. This has blurred the traditional distinction between the human and its others, exposing the non-naturalistic structure  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rosi Braidotti
ISBN: 9780745641577 0745641571 9780745641584 074564158X
OCLC Number: 842921459
Description: 229 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Post-humanism : life beyond the self --
Post-anthropocentrism : life beyond the species --
The inhuman : life beyond death --
Posthuman humanities : life beyond theory.
Responsibility: Rosi Braidotti.
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The Posthuman offers both an introduction and major contribution to contemporary debates on the posthuman. Digital 'second life', genetically modified food, advanced prosthetics, robotics and  Read more...

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