Last edited by Jum
Tuesday, August 4, 2020 | History

8 edition of The posthuman condition found in the catalog.

The posthuman condition

consciousness beyond the brain

by Robert Pepperell

  • 124 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Intellect in Bristol, UK, Portland, OR .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Technology -- Social aspects,
  • Human beings,
  • Artificial intelligence

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert Pepperell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsT14.5 .P465 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 199 p. :
    Number of Pages199
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3319609M
    ISBN 101841500488
    LC Control Number2004271088
    OCLC/WorldCa52358693

    Posthuman knowledge, as Braidotti understands it, is not so much an alternative form of knowledge as a critical call: a call to build a multi-layered and multi-directional project that displaces anthropocentrism while pursuing the analysis of the discriminatory and violent aspects of human activity and interaction wherever they occur. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Previous edition: has the title: The Post-human condition. Description: iv, pages.

      Zeigler continued from previous page The Posthuman Condition Friederike von Schwerin-High Sherryl Vint’s study Bodies of Tomorrow examines a large body of science-fiction writings from the last two decades, bringing to bear an array of current scientific, cultural, and ethical debates on her : Friederike von Schwerin-High. Inherent in thinking posthuman ethics is the status of bodies as the site of lives inextricable from philosophy, thought, experiments in being and fantasies of the future. Posthuman Ethics explores certain kinds of bodies to think new relations that offer liberty and a contemplation of the practices of power which have been exerted upon bodies.

    This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. "The Posthuman" by Rosi Braidotti proposes a new interdisciplinary approach to university humanities studies. Professor Braidotti writes authoritatively as one of the world's most distinguished and influential humanities scholars. Her deep philosophical inquiry into the Posthuman condition is intended for serious humanities students and scholars/5(26).


Share this book
You might also like
The favorite opera entitled, Haydée, or, The secret

The favorite opera entitled, Haydée, or, The secret

Mom & me & mom

Mom & me & mom

What is capital?

What is capital?

Podiatric management of the diabetic foot

Podiatric management of the diabetic foot

Studies in early Japanese morphophonemics.

Studies in early Japanese morphophonemics.

Living with Londons trams in the thirties

Living with Londons trams in the thirties

Budapest

Budapest

Hydrology the study of water

Hydrology the study of water

A Reader in feminist theology

A Reader in feminist theology

Will job testing harm minority workers?

Will job testing harm minority workers?

Cities Artificial Excavation

Cities Artificial Excavation

Alaska (Frommers Comprehensive Travel Guides)

Alaska (Frommers Comprehensive Travel Guides)

The posthuman condition by Robert Pepperell Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Posthuman Condition argues that such questions are difficult to tackle given the concepts of human existence that we have inherited from humanism, many of which can no longer be sustained. New theories about nature and the operation of the universe arising from sophisticated computer modelling are starting to demonstrate the profound.

The Posthuman Condition book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Where humanists saw themselves as distinct beings in an ant /5. The Posthuman Condition Ethics, Aesthetics and Politics of Biotechnological Challenges Edited by Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen, Mads Rosendahl Thomsen and Jacob Wamberg A ARHUS U NIVERSIT Y PRESS _the 3 The challenge of the posthuman condition consists in seizing the opportunities for new social bonding and community building, while pursuing sustainability and empowerment.

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet /5(13). The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Posthuman Condition: Consciousness Beyond the Brain by Julian Pepperell at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or Due to COVID, orders may be : Julian Pepperell. The Posthuman Condition is a way of describing human nature at this time in our history. It refers to a period after Humanism in which humans can no longer be regarded as unique, distinct from or superior to the world around them.

Consequently we must adapt our understanding of the nature of mind, reality, and what it is to be human. Posthuman knowledge, as Braidotti understands it, is not so much The posthuman condition book alternative form of knowledge as a critical call: a call to build a multi-layered and multi-directional project that displaces anthropocentrism while pursuing the analysis of the discriminatory and violent aspects of human activity and interaction wherever they occur/5(6).

Consequently, The Posthuman Condition, while it reads lucidly and vibrantly, is a book that infuriates as much as it titillates. Pepperell offers an interesting but problematic fusion of skeptical epistemology with the latest thinking in the sciences, including cybernetics, artificial intelligence and chaos and complexity theories.

Posthuman Feminism Hardcover – 15 Oct. But how do these and other struggles relate to our contemporary posthuman condition. In this important new book, Rosi Braidotti examines the implications of the posthuman turn for feminist theory and practice.

She defines the posthuman turn as a convergence between post-humanism on the one hand Author: Rosi Braidotti. posthuman as our historical condition, and not some future dystopia.

Furthermore, I will approach the posthuman as an affirmative condition, not as a terminal crisis, with special emphasis on the qualitative aspects of this predicament.

My aim is to provide a rigorous and. "Sex and the Posthuman Condition" looks at the way sexuality is framed in enhancement scenarios and descriptions of the resulting posthuman future and how those representations are informed by mythological and other historical and literary paradigms.

We can infer much from the title of N. Katherine Hayles’ seminal book How We Became Posthuman: taken literally, the past-tense “became” connotes that the transformation from human to post-human has already occurred.

But Hayles notes the “multiple ironies” of her title, since her thesis is “more complex than ‘That was then, this is. The challenge of the posthuman condition consists in seizing the opportunities for new social bonding and community building, while pursuing sustainability and empowerment.

About the Author Rosi Braidotti is a distinguished university professor at Utrecht University and founding director of the Centre for the : Rosi Braidotti. The Posthuman Condition: Consciousness beyond the brain. Author. Pepperell, Robert. Date Type. Book. Publisher. Intellect Books, Bristol. Metadata Show full item record.

Abstract. An earlier incarnation of this book was published inwith the title, "The Post-Human Condition", and reprinted in The current version was completely Cited by: Beyond Technological Singularity-the Posthuman Condition In the transmodern context, transhumanism appears as a new paradigm, with a centripetal tendency, which proposes the reinventing of man by overcoming the current biological limitations with the help of new technologies, so called human amelioration.

Posthuman condition: the deconstruction of the human condition by critical theorists. Transhumanism: an ideology and movement which seeks to develop and make available technologies that eliminate aging, enable immortality and greatly enhance human intellectual, physical, and psychological capacities, in order to achieve a "posthuman future".

’This is an exhilarating and thought-provoking book. Neither judgmental nor unconditionally celebratory of the posthuman condition, MacCormack's analyses make for compelling reading. The core of the argument is a passionate call for rethinking ethics starting from the multiple '"others" who were never quite human to begin with.

If art, science, and the humanities have shared one thing, it was their common engagement with constructions and representations of the human. Under the pressure of new contemporary concerns, however, we are experiencing a “posthuman condition”; the combination of new developments-such as the neoliberal economics of global capitalism, migration, technological.

This exciting collection extends non-humanist concepts for understanding reality, agency and interaction in dynamic ecologies of reciprocal determination and influence. The outcome is a vital new theorisation of human scope, responsibility and potential in the posthuman condition. The Posthuman offers both an introduction and major contribution to contemporary debates on the posthuman.

Digital 'second life', genetically modified food, advanced prosthetics, robotics and reproductive technologies are familiar facets of our globally. This book looks at how sexuality is framed in enhancement scenarios and how descriptions of the resulting posthuman future are informed by mythological, historical and literary paradigms.

It examines the glorious sex life we will allegedly enjoy due. Our Posthuman Future thus in some ways suffers from the same basic flaw as The Great Disruption, which relied heavily on sociobiological theories.

In both works, Fukuyama tries to construct an account of human life and human sociality by cobbling together a premodern account of the transcendent ends of human beings and a thoroughly modern. First, the book is a powerful reminder of the pioneering role that feminist scholarship has played in developing interdisciplinary research questions, critical perspectives and innovative methods, and Braidotti shows that this body of research provides a valuable theoretical toolbox for a critical analysis of posthuman subjectivity.