Better Humans?: The Politics Of Human Enhancement And Life Extension

Better Humans The Politics Of Human Enhancement And Life Extension None

  • Title: Better Humans?: The Politics Of Human Enhancement And Life Extension
  • Author: James Wilsdon
  • ISBN: 9781841801551
  • Page: 311
  • Format: Paperback
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    1. This medium-length book contains 13 essays which together give a balanced view of transhumanism, the view that we are on the brink of radical new possibilities for transforming the human being by slowing the process of ageing and postponing death. Whereas this sounds superficially attractive, the book shows that redesigning humans will almost certainly have devastating social consequences. The final chapter (by a man) argues on the basis of political analysis that we already have enhanced human [...]

    2. The book "Better Humans", a project of Demos, is a collection of highly interesting ramblings about the ethical, sociological and economical implications that currently emerging technology and science trends bring with them. First and foremost, it is a book for policy makers, aiming at a concise introduction of the issues at hand and giving a balanced overview of different opinions.

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