The Age of Transhumanism Has Begun
Will It Bring Humanism to Its End?
Keywords:humanism, bioethics, benedikter, Transhumanism, technology, bioenhancement, politics, ideology, democracy
This interview with Roland Benedikter, the European scholar of technology futures and politics, discusses the emergence of biological and computing technologies for transforming humanity. In this wide-ranging discussion, Benedikter discusses many ethical, social, and political implications to the application of these enhancing technologies and their coming political implications. Transhumanism, according to Benedikter, will represent both a powerful social ideology and a serious political agenda. How will humanism respond?
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