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Representations of the post/human : monsters, aliens and others in popular culture

Author: Elaine L Graham
Publisher: Manchester, UK : Manchester University Press, 2002.
Series: Manchester studies in religion, culture, and gender.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work draws together a wide range of literature on contemporary technologies and their ethical implications. It focuses on advances in medical, reproductive, genetic and information technologies.
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Graham, Elaine L.
Representations of the post/human.
Manchester, UK : Manchester University Press, 2002
(OCoLC)651967528
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elaine L Graham
ISBN: 0719054419 9780719054419 0719054427 9780719054426
OCLC Number: 46907721
Description: xi, 259 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface: On cathedrals, canals and computers --
Introduction: Mapping the post/human --
pt. I. Science/Fiction. 1. Representing the post/human. 2. The gates of difference --
pt. II. Monstrosity, Genealogy and Representation. 3. What made Victor's creature monstrous? 4. Body of clay, body of glass. 5. In whose image? The politics of representation --
pt. III. Post/Humanities. 6. Much ado about Data. 7. 'Nietzsche gets a modem': transhumanism and the technological sublime. 8. The end of the 'human'? 9. Cyborg writing. 10. Gods and monsters.
Series Title: Manchester studies in religion, culture, and gender.
Responsibility: Elaine L. Graham.

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"'Well researched and fluently argued, this book makes an innovative and original contribution to contemporary debate.' Tina Beattie, Freelance Lecturer and Writer in Theology"

 
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