Istvan Contra McAfee

During the 2016 presidential race, the majority of the US public were spellbound by the unlikely rise of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders and their various competing visions for the United States of America. Considerably less institutionally-heeled but far more imaginative and, some argued, outlandish, candidates, dead-ringer for the Dos Equis Man John David McAfee of The… Continue reading Istvan Contra McAfee

Expanding The Technological Register – Notes on Lewis’ Hello Anthropocene, Goodbye Humanity: Reframing Transhumanism Through Postphenomenology

Notes On Lewis'_Hello Anthropocene_Goodbye Humanity In his Hello Anthropocene, Goodbye Humanity, post-phenomenologist, Richard S. Lewis delves into the antagonism between the mutually exclusive philosophies of transhumanism and bioconservatism. He lays out six philosophers representative of each camp; the transhumanists: Bostrom, Kurzweil and Moravec; and the biocons: Fukuyama, Habermas and Sandel. Lewis notes that each group… Continue reading Expanding The Technological Register – Notes on Lewis’ Hello Anthropocene, Goodbye Humanity: Reframing Transhumanism Through Postphenomenology