(2009) Is human enhancement a sustainable agenda?


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I try to find a path from recent philosophy of technology to the fundamental issues of sustainability - issues that I do not consider to be ultimate questions, but hints at the question of wisdom in a technological age. Basically, human enhancement involves a technophilic stance and a tendency to transhumanism. In contrast, sustainability issues are usually characterized by a moderate technophobic stance and a classical humanistic trend. But I believe that a new global set of common values is forming in both directions and I try to merge the two paths.
Keywords applied ethics  human enhancement  posthumanism  transhumanism  technology  wisdom
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