Ray Brassier on Transhumanism and its Critics

http://new.livestream.com/accounts/3922964/events/2254759/videos/24842111/player?autoPlay=false&height=360&mute=false&width=640   In this highly illuminating talk from EXPO1 at MOMA, Ray proposes that there is nothing inherently wrong with the transhuman reengineering of nature on the “promethean” grounds that nature has no ethical dispensation. Thus there is no natural, ontological or theological order violated by the extension of human cognitive powers or by the […]

CFP: The Posthuman: Differences, Embodiments, Performativity

The Posthuman: Differences, Embodiments, Performativity Call For Papers September 11th – 14th 2013, University of Roma 3, Rome, Italy The University of Roma 3, the University Erlangen-Nürnberg, the University of the Aegean and Dublin City University are pleased to announce: The 5th Conference of the Beyond Humanism Conference Series The specific focus of the Conference […]