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Pramod K. Nayar


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This timely book examines the rise of posthumanism as both a material condition and a developing philosophical-ethical project in the age of cloning, gene engineering, organ transplants and implants.

Taal / Language : English

Contents Acknowledgements 1. Revisiting the Human: Critical Humanisms Terms and Definitions Critical Humanisms and the Origins of Posthumanism 2. Consciousness, Biology and the Necessity of Alterity Cognition, Consciousness and Autopoiesis Biology, Systems and Systems Biology Dealing with/in Alterity 3. The Body, Reformatted Biomedia, the Body Mathematized and Postvital Life Other/ing Bodies The Body as Congeries, Assemblage and Interface 4. Absolute Monstrosities: The ‘Question of the Animal’ Monster Theory: Cultures of Otherness Animal Nature, Human Nature The Humanimal Speciesism 5. Life Itself: The View from Disability Studies and Bioethics Disability Studies and the Norms of the ‘Human’ Bioethics and Personhood 6. Posthuman Visions: Toward Companion Species Posthuman Biology Posthumanist Biology Companion Species Conclusion: Posthumanism as Species Cosmopolitanism Bibliography Index
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208 pagina's
Januari 2013
408 gram
231 x 150 x 20 mm
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