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Religion and Transhumanism: The Unknown Future of Human Enhancement

Religion and Transhumanism: The Unknown Future of Human Enhancement (Hardback)

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Should technology be used to improve human faculties such as cognition and longevity? This thought-provoking dialogue between "transhumanism" and religion examines enhancement technologies that could radically alter the human species. * Introduces some of the hardest and most pressing issues that will determine the future of the human race * Examines current scholarly questions and thoughts about transhumanism * Asks new questions relative to the intersection of human enhancement and religion * Explores what it means to be human in a technologically changing world

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesReligion & BeliefsAlternative belief systemsReligion & BeliefsReligion: generalPhilosophy of religion Publisher: ABC-CLIO Publication Date: 01/11/2014 ISBN-13: 9781440833250  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Calvin Mercer, PhD, is professor of religion and director of the Religious Studies Program at East Carolina University. Tracy J. Trothen, PhD, is associate professor of religion at the Queen's University School of Religion, in Kingston, Ontario.

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