Posthuman Studies Reader
Posthuman Studies
Herausgegeben von Stefan Lorenz Sorgner
Vol. 02 Evi D. Sampanikou, Jan Stasienko (Hg.)

Posthuman Studies Reader

Core readings on Transhumanism, Posthumanism and Metahumanism

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The new reader presents an up-to-date collection of seminal texts dedicated to all branches of debates on Posthuman Studies: Transhumanism, Critical Posthumanism and Metahumanism. It includes classical as well as cutting-edge contributions to these debates. The Posthuman Studies Reader is an indispensable resource for studying as well as teaching key concepts, central claims and main arguments of contemporary debates in the field of Posthuman Studies.

The reader includes texts by: Neil Badmington, Karen Barad, Nick Bostrom, Rosi Braidotti, Claire Colebrook, Jaime del Val, FM-2030, Francis Fukuyama, Elaine Graham, Donna Haraway, Ihab Habib Hassan, N. Katherine Hayles, James Hughes, Julian Huxley, Brian Massumi, Max More, David Pearce, Anders Sandberg, Stefan Lorenz Sorgner, Stelarc, Natasha Vita-More and Cary Wolfe.

"This Reader is a perfect guide to get into bleeding-edge philosophy."
Nicolás Rojas Cortés, Faculty of Philosophy and Humanities, University of Chile?

"The Reader can be used not only as a textbook in higher education, but also by all researchers and students in these fields as reference. […] I highly recommend it to everyone who is interested in these movements and those works from which excerpts are included in it."
Yunus Tuncel, The New School, New York

"Since Sorgner, Sampanikou, Stasienko and their colleagues, almost singlehandedly, are crafting and advancing this discipline through its forming stages, when they publish a book with handpicked canonic texts, it should be treated as a landmark."
Carmel Vaisman, The Cohn Institute and The Multidisciplinary Program in the Humanities, Tel Aviv University

"What makes the Posthuman Studies Reader interesting and exciting is the facility to have in one volume the basic ideas and essentials of transhumanism, critical posthumanism and metahumanism. The reader provides in a condensed version an introduction to posthuman studies for both academic and nonacademic audiences."
Leo Igwe, Department of Religious Studies, University of Cape Town

"The Posthuman Studies Reader serves as a comprehensive guide and/or manual of an evolving and expanding Post/Trans/Meta Humanism discourse. […] because of the clarity of organization by the editors and the highest scholarship of the writers, the collection was able to drive the interest of readers a notch or two higher."
Joseph Reylan B. Viray, Polytechnic University of the Philippines

Bevorstehende Veranstaltungen

Bibliographische Angaben

Reihe Posthuman Studies
Seitenanzahl 334 arabisch
Tabellen 1
Abbildungen 9 s/w, 4 farbig
Format 22.4 x 16 cm
Bindung Buch, Gebunden
ISBN 978-3-7965-4193-3
Erscheinungsdatum 26.04.2021

Autor/in

Evi D. Sampanikou is professor of History of Art and Visual Culture at the Department of Cultural Technology and Communication, University of the Aegean. Her research focuses on History of Photography, New Media Art, Comics Studies, Pop Culture, Postmodernism and Critical Posthumanism.

Jan Stasienko is full professor and Director of Research at the Department of Media and Communication, University of Lower Silesia. His research concerns posthumanism and media technologies.