[ExI] Taxonomy of Human Enhancement
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Mon Jan 9 07:51:04 UTC 2012
2012/1/9 Natasha Vita-More wrote:
> If anyone knows where human enhancement, as a phrase that refers to life
> extension, elevating the human condition, and uploading, please let me know!
I think this might help.
Life extension – a conservative enterprise? Some fin-de-siècle and
early twentieth-century precursors of transhumanism
The beginning of the modern period in the pursuit of radical human
enhancement and longevity can be traced to fin-de-siècle/early
twentieth-century scientific and technological optimism and
therapeutic activism. The works of several authors of the period –
Fedorov, Stephens, Bogdanov, Nietzsche and Finot – reveal conflicting
ideological and social pathways toward the goals of human enhancement
and life extension.
(Also see list of references at the end of the document).
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