Category: Human Enhancement

Human enhancement is “any attempt to temporarily or permanently overcome the current limitations of the human body through natural or artificial means. It is the use of technological means to select or alter human characteristics and capacities, whether or not the alteration results in characteristics and capacities that lie beyond the existing human range.”

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_enhancement

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Ethics and Human Enhancement

The Ethics of Human Enhancement While in some circles the expression “human enhancement” is roughly synonymous with human genetic engineering, it is used most often to refer to the general application of the convergence of nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology and cognitive science (NBIC) to improve...

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Transhumanism

Transhumanism: International and Intellectual Movement Transhumanism (abbreviated as H+ or h+) is an international and intellectual movement that aims to transform the human condition by developing and creating widely available sophisticated technologies to greatly...

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Dr. Max More

Dr. Max More – Transhumanist, Futurist, Writer, Philosopher Dr. Max More (born Max T. O’Connor, January 1964) is a philosopher and futurist who writes, speaks, and consults on advanced decision-making about emerging technologies. Born...

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Political Transhumanism

The Transhumanist Party By Amon Twyman Transhumanism has historically been an effectively apolitical movement, focussed on technological improvement of the human condition. While some political obstacles to that goal have been recognized, Transhumanists’ political views have...

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DIY Biology

Do-it-yourself biology (DIY biology, DIY bio) is a growing biotechnological social movement in which individuals, communities, and small organizations, study biology and life science using the same methods as traditional research institutions. DIY biology is primarily...

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Liberal Eugenics

Liberal eugenics Also known as new eugenics and consumer eugenics, liberal eugenics is a neologism for a claimed ideology which advocates the use of reproductive and genetic technologies where the choice of enhancing human characteristics and capacities is left to the individual preferences of parents acting as consumers, rather than...

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Technologies of Human Enhancement

Technologies Human enhancement technologies (HET) are techniques that can be used not simply for treating illness and disability, but also for enhancing human characteristics and capacities. The expression “human enhancement technologies” is relative to emerging technologies and converging technologies. In some circles, the...