schism: philosophers vs current status of transhumanist technology…
schism: philosophers vs current status of transhumanist technology
mainly creating technology in between
cyborgs' lack thereof
greater rich/poor divide
what will be peoples' purpose?
departure from current trends/occurences
over-scientific analysis of human nature
lack of technological basis
homo sapiens 'orthodoxy'...
no 'overview' perspective: either very specific and centered on one tenet of philosophy/transhumanism or extremely vague and philosophical
philosophical aspects of transhumanism
How can we understand the world in which we find ourselves? How does the universe behave? What is the nature of reality?….Traditionally these are questions for philosophy, but philosophy is dead. Philosophy has not kept up with modern developments in science, particularly physics. Scientists have become the bearers of the torch of discovery in our quest for knowledge. —Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow