April 12, 2015
Salon — April 12, 2015 | Chris Impey, PhD
The philosophical movement that forms an umbrella for cybernetics and cyborgs is called transhumanism.
Transhumanism is a worldwide cultural and intellectual movement that seeks to use technology to improve the human condition. Radical life extension is one aspect, as is the enhancement of physical and mental capabilities.
Two prominent transhumanists are Nick Bostrom, a University of Oxford philosopher who has assessed various risks to the long… read more