Humanity 2.0: What it Means to be Human Past, Present and Future

Humanity 2.0: What it Means to be Human Past, Present and Future

By: Steve Fuller (author)Paperback

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Social thinkers in all fields are faced with one unavoidable question: What does it mean to be human in the 21st century? This ambitious and groundbreaking book provides the first synthesis of historical, philosophical and sociological insights needed to address this question in a thoughtful and creative manner.

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About Author

Steve Fuller is Augustus Comte Professor of Sociology at the University of Warwick, UK.He is author of eighteen books including Humanity 2.0: What It Means to be Human Past, Present and Future , Dissent over Descent: Intelligent Design's Challenge to Darwinism, Kuhn vs Popper: The Struggle for the Soul of Science, The Intellectual and Science vs Religion? Intelligent Design and the Problem of Evolution. His work has been translated into twenty languages.

Contents

Introduction: What is Humanity 2.0? Humanity Poised Between Biology and Ideology Defining the Human: The Always Ready - Or Never To Be - Object of the Social Sciences? A Policy Blueprint for Humanity 2.0: The Converging Technologies Agenda A Theology 2.0 for Humanity 2.0: Thinking Outside the Neo-Darwinian Box Conclusion: In Search of Humanity 2.0's Moral Horizon - Or, How to Suffer Smart in the 21st Century

Product Details

  • publication date: 06/10/2011
  • ISBN13: 9780230233430
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780230233430
  • weight: 322
  • ISBN10: 0230233430

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