Transhumanism, Progress and the Future

Abstract

This paper argues that one can advocate a moral imperative to pursue enhancement technologies while at the same time rejecting the historical reality of progress and holding a pessimistic view of the future. The first half of the paper puts forth several arguments for why progress is illusory and why one has good reason to be pessimistic about the future of… (More)

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@inproceedings{Verdoux2009TranshumanismPA, title={Transhumanism, Progress and the Future}, author={Philippe Verdoux}, year={2009} }