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Posthumanism : the future of homo sapiens

Author: Michael Bess; Diana Walsh Pasulka
Publisher: Farmington Hills, Michigan : Macmillan Reference USA, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, [2018] ©2018
Series: Macmillan interdisciplinary handbooks
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book provides an introduction to scholarly perspectives on emergent technologies and biotechnologies used to modify or augment the capabilities of human beings. It covers the fundamental aspects of how bioenhancement will become feasible, what shape these technologies are likely to take, and what sorts of concrete consequences they will have for peoples lives.
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Posthumanism.
Farmington Hills, Mich. : Macmillan Reference USA, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, [2018]
(DLC) 2017035520
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Bess; Diana Walsh Pasulka
ISBN: 9780028664484 0028664485
OCLC Number: 1017608916
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 480 pages) : illustrations (some color), map.
Contents: pt. 1. How to think about science, technology, and the future? --
pt. 2. Science and technology --
pt. 3. Religious responses and new religiosities --
pt. 4. Moral debates --
pt. 5. Societal implications.
Series Title: Macmillan interdisciplinary handbooks
Responsibility: Michael Bess and Diana Walsh Pasulka, editors.

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