Building Better Humans? Refocusing the Debate on Transhumanism

Building Better Humans? Refocusing the Debate on Transhumanism Nanoethics (2017) 11:209–212 DOI 10.1007/s11569-017-0283-8 BOOK REVIEW Building Better Humans? Refocusing the Debate on Transhumanism Hava Tirosh-Samuelson and Kenneth L. Mossman (eds) 2012 (Peter Lang, Frankfurt) ISBN 9783631635131 520 pp. Devan Stahl Received: 21 December 2016 /Accepted: 11 January 2017 /Published online: 10 March 2017 Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2017 Building Better Humans? Refocusing the Debate on range of topics and approaches. From the history of Transhumanism is the third volume of the Peter Lang religion, via the regulation of biotechnology, to the series Beyond Humanism: Trans- and Posthumanism, limitations of computation, the authors of this volume whose focus are movements that attempt to transcend represent a wide array of methods and concerns on the humanism. This particular volume represents the culmi- topic at hand. The three forewords alone display the nation of a grant funded by the Metanexus Institute and range of themes, methods, and tone in which scholars the John Templeton Foundation, both of which fund may engage transhumanism. Similar to many research on questions related to science and religion. transhumanist authors, Michael Crow’sforeword cele- The volume focuses on Btranshumanism,^ which is a brates modern science’s desire to take control over evo- growing movement that aims to http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png NanoEthics Springer Journals

Building Better Humans? Refocusing the Debate on Transhumanism

NanoEthics , Volume 11 (2) – Mar 10, 2017

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Springer Journals
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Copyright © 2017 by Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
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Philosophy; Ethics; Nanotechnology; Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Technology
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1871-4757
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1871-4765
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10.1007/s11569-017-0283-8
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Nanoethics (2017) 11:209–212 DOI 10.1007/s11569-017-0283-8 BOOK REVIEW Building Better Humans? Refocusing the Debate on Transhumanism Hava Tirosh-Samuelson and Kenneth L. Mossman (eds) 2012 (Peter Lang, Frankfurt) ISBN 9783631635131 520 pp. Devan Stahl Received: 21 December 2016 /Accepted: 11 January 2017 /Published online: 10 March 2017 Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2017 Building Better Humans? Refocusing the Debate on range of topics and approaches. From the history of Transhumanism is the third volume of the Peter Lang religion, via the regulation of biotechnology, to the series Beyond Humanism: Trans- and Posthumanism, limitations of computation, the authors of this volume whose focus are movements that attempt to transcend represent a wide array of methods and concerns on the humanism. This particular volume represents the culmi- topic at hand. The three forewords alone display the nation of a grant funded by the Metanexus Institute and range of themes, methods, and tone in which scholars the John Templeton Foundation, both of which fund may engage transhumanism. Similar to many research on questions related to science and religion. transhumanist authors, Michael Crow’sforeword cele- The volume focuses on Btranshumanism,^ which is a brates modern science’s desire to take control over evo- growing movement that aims to

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