[ExI] MAX MORE in Second Life yesterday

nvitamore at austin.rr.com nvitamore at austin.rr.com
Fri Jun 13 17:59:31 UTC 2008

From: Stefano Vaj 

On Fri, Jun 13, 2008 at 4:23 PM, Natasha Vita-More <natasha at natasha.cc>
>>Let's back up.  Are you familiar with my work?  If so you would know that
>>have argued against Hayles and other academics concerning posthuman.  I
>>introduced a different understanding of the term in academic circles, that
>>of the transhumanist understanding of posthuman.

>Absolutely. Please believe that I was not trying to lend you any kind
>of Sokal-hoaxesque affiliations...

:-) haha.

>But I wonder if to ignore flatly and entirely whatever has been said
>and thought on posthumanism in this context is entirely a good thing
>for transhumanists, if anything in order to be post-postmodernists
>rather than pre-postmodernists, as we sometimes risk to appear...

Why do you think it is being ignored?  It cannot be ignored! (I said that I
have specifically addressed the posthumanism thingy in academic(actually,
several times a year since 2001, and 3x+ per year since 2006 foward at
academic conferences.))

Anyway, you make good points.


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