Transhumanism Articles

  • 05 Mar
    U.S. Transhumanist Party on Life Extension
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    Streamed live on Feb 18, 2017 The U.S. Transhumanist Party inviteed Bill Andrews, Aubrey de Grey, Ira Pastor, and Ilia Stambler to discuss life extension and the quest to reverse biological aging through science and technology. This two-hour panel discussion, moderated by Chairman Gennady Stolyarov II, took place on Saturday, February 18, 2017, at 10 a.m. U.S. Pacific Time. In this interactive venue, many opportunities for fresh discourse arose on the possibility of achieving dramatically greater longevit…

  • 25 Feb
    In Defense of Posthuman Dignity
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     Bioethics This paper, by Nick Bostrom of Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford has been chosen for inclusion in a special anthology of the best papers published in the journal Bioethics in the past two decades. The original is here. ABSTRACT. Positions on the ethics of human enhancement technologies can be (crudely) characterized as ranging from transhumanism to bioconservatism. Transhumanists believe that human enhancement technologies should be made widely available, that individuals should ha…

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