[ExI] transhumanist as a philosophy

Damien Broderick thespike at satx.rr.com
Mon Jun 21 22:01:32 UTC 2010

On 6/21/2010 4:15 PM, Tom Nowell wrote:

> Transhumanism*the philosophy*  is still developing - Bostrom, Sandberg, More, have all published papers outlining ideas, and as Natasha said Extropy had a good variety of papers. Is there a core summation of these currently in print or readily accessible? I don't think so

Right, that's my point.

> which is why "The Transhumanist Reader" has a handy gap in the market it can fill.

Indeed. It should be a good start.

> I suppose the best way to check what the core texts are from a philosophical point of view would be to ask those nice people at the Journal of Evolution and Technology to check the references quoted in their journal

My good mate Dr. Dr. Russell Blackford is the current JET editor, and 
I've copied some of this discussion to him but haven't heard back yet.

Damien Broderick

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