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Cyborg Selves: A Theological Anthropology of the Posthuman

Human Science


by
Jeanine Thweatt-Bates

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 224 pages

File size: 3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

What is the ‘posthuman’? Is becoming posthuman inevitable – something that will happen to us, or something we will do to ourselves? Why do some long for it, while others fearfully reject it? This book aims to clarify current theological and philosophical dialogue on the posthuman by arguing that theologians must pay attention to which form of the posthuman they are engaging, and to demonstrate that a ‘posthuman theology’ is not only possible, but desirable, when the vision of the posthuman is one that coincides with a theological vision of the human.

What is the ‘posthuman’? Is becoming posthuman inevitable – something that will happen to us, or something we will do to ourselves? Why do some long for it, while others fearfully reject it? This book aims to clarify current theological and philosophical dialogue on the posthuman by arguing that theologians must pay attention to which form of the posthuman they are engaging, and to demonstrate that a ‘posthuman theology’ is not only possible, but desirable, when… (more)

What is the ‘posthuman’? Is becoming posthuman inevitable – something that will happen to us, or something we will do to ourselves? Why do some long for it, while others fearfully reject it? This book aims to clarify current theological and philosophical dialogue on the posthuman by arguing that theologians must pay attention to which form of the posthuman they are engaging, and to demonstrate that a ‘posthuman theology’ is not only possible, but desirable, when the vision of the posthuman is one that coincides with a theological vision of the human.

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