Abstract: Extreme human enhancement could result in posthuman modes of being. After offering some definitions and conceptual clarification, I argue for two theses. First, some posthuman modes of being would be very worthwhile. Second, it could be very good for human beings to become posthuman.You can read the entire chapter here.
October 18, 2006
Nick Bostrom wants to be a posthuman when he grow up
Transhumanist philosopher Nick Bostrom has released a forthcoming article that will appear in Medical Enhancement and Posthumanity, a book edited by Bert Gordijn and Ruth Chadwick. The article is titled, "Why I Want to be a Posthuman When I Grow Up."