Why I Want to be a Posthuman when I Grow Up

  • Nick Bostrom
Part of the The International Library of Ethics, Law and Technology book series (ELTE, volume 2)

Extreme human enhancement could result in “posthuman” modes of being. After offering some definitions and conceptual clarification, I argue for two theses. First, some posthuman modes of being would be very worthwhile. Second, it could be very good for human beings to become posthuman.


Personal Identity Moral Status Cognitive Capacity Inclusive Fitness Cognitive Improvement 
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