Aging: I Don't want to be a cyborg! [Book Review]

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Examination is made of a range of cyborg solutions to bodily problems due to damage, but here with particular reference to aging. Both technological and animal implants, transplants and prosthetic devices are phenomenologically analyzed. The resultant trade-off phenomena are compared to popular culture technofantasies and desires and finally to human attitudes toward mortality and contingency. The parallelism of resistance to contingent existence and to becoming a cyborg is noted.
Keywords Cyborg technologies  Desire  Implants  Prostheses  Prosthetic devices  Technofantasy  Trade-off  Transparency  Transplants
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