[ExI] Essay: "The hermeneutic challeng of genetic engineering: Habermas and the transhumanists"

Stefano Vaj stefano.vaj at gmail.com
Thu Apr 16 20:42:18 UTC 2009

I missed the original reference to the article or you are pointing at
it for the first time? :-/

On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 10:32 PM,  <natasha at natasha.cc> wrote:
> I just finished a fairly quick read-through of this article.  Some misquotes
> of data, but it is perceptible in taking on Haraway's use of cyborg to
> soften the blow of transhumanist technologies. Nonetheless, it is quite
> beclouding.  Would anyone like to comment on the last sentence:
> "... transhumanism is at root not grounded simply in the embracing of
> technological promise (as say Kaku suggests) but rather in a radical
> demythologised lifeworld, incapable of supporting moral discourse."
> Natasha
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Stefano Vaj

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