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Read The Posthuman Condition: Consciousness Beyond the Brain 107 Where humanists saw themselves as distinct beings in an antagonistic relationship with their surroundings posthumans regard their own being as embodied in an extended technological worldSynthetic creativity organic computers genetic modification intelligent machines such ideas are deeply challenging to many of our traditional assumptions about human uniueness and superiority But ironically it is our very capacity for technological invention that has secured us so dominant a position in the world which may lead ultimately to as some have put it 'The End of Man' If we are real.Read × eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ç Robert Pepperell
Read The Posthuman Condition: Consciousness Beyond the Brain 107 Ly capable of creating entities that exceed our own skills and intellect then the conseuences for humanity are almost inconceivable Nevertheless we must now face up to the possibility that attributes like intelligence and consciousness may be synthesised in non human entities perhaps within our lifetime Would such entities have human like emotions; would they have a sense of their own being The Posthuman Condition argues that such uestions are difficult to tackle given the concepts of human existence that we have inherited from humanism many of which can no longer be sustain.
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Read The Posthuman Condition: Consciousness Beyond the Brain 107 Ed New theories about nature and the operation of the universe arising from sophisticated computer modelling are starting to demonstrate the profound interconnections between all things in reality where previously we had seen only separations This has implications for traditional views of the human condition consciousness the way we look at art and for some of the oldest problems in philosophyFirst published in the 1990s this important text has been completely revised by the author with the addition of new sections and illustrationsFor further information see wwwpost humanne.
- The Posthuman Condition: Consciousness Beyond the Brain
- Robert Pepperell
- 01 July 2020