|Our Posthuman Past|
Transhumanism, Posthumanism and Ethical Futures
2021, 275 S, Gb, (Schwabe)
Technological advances have a direct effect on the human being's material existence and its self-understanding. The monograph proposes that the self is an artificial object and shows that the Enlightenment's self-understanding of an intentional agent is, due to specific technologies, undergoing a fundamental transformation. The main claim is that a new understanding of the "subject? is required to avoid unfreedom in the territorialization of the digital world and its information.