10 episodes

What does “posthuman” mean? The human is in need of urgent redefinition. In the 21st century, in the era of radical bio-technologies and the anthropocene, are we still human? In this podcast, we interview leading voices on the topic of the posthuman. Philosophers, scholars, artists and scientists will give us different insights on the urgent topic of our evolving humanity.

Posthumans Francesca Ferrando, Julian Boilen

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What does “posthuman” mean? The human is in need of urgent redefinition. In the 21st century, in the era of radical bio-technologies and the anthropocene, are we still human? In this podcast, we interview leading voices on the topic of the posthuman. Philosophers, scholars, artists and scientists will give us different insights on the urgent topic of our evolving humanity.

    Philip Butler, Black Post- and Trans-Humanism

    Philip Butler, Black Post- and Trans-Humanism

    ​Dr. Francesca Ferrando interviews Professor Philip Butler
    ​(Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California), US.

    Mads Rosendahl Thomsen, Evolution and Transhumanism

    Mads Rosendahl Thomsen, Evolution and Transhumanism

    Dr. Francesca Ferrando interviews Prof. Mads Rosendahl Thomsen (Aarhus University, Denmark).

    Kevin LaGrandeur, Ancient Robots

    Kevin LaGrandeur, Ancient Robots

    Dr. Francesca Ferrando (NYU) interviews scholar Dr. Kevin LaGrandeur (NYIT), US.

    Mads Rosendahl Thomsen, Literature and Posthumanism

    Mads Rosendahl Thomsen, Literature and Posthumanism

    Dr. Francesca Ferrando interviews Prof. Mads Rosendahl Thomsen (Aarhus University, Denmark).
    Human Futures program https://humanfutures.au.dk/
    The Posthuman Condition: Ethics, Aesthetics & Politics of Biotechnological Challenges
    https://www.amazon.ca/Posthuman-Condition-Aesthetics-Biotechnological-Challenges/dp/8779345700

    Kevin LaGrandeur, Technological Unemployment

    Kevin LaGrandeur, Technological Unemployment

    Dr. Francesca Ferrando (NYU) interviews scholar Dr. Kevin LaGrandeur (NYIT), US.
    https://www.montrealdeclaration-responsibleai.com/

    Debashish Banerji, COVID-19, Death, Immortality and the Posthuman

    Debashish Banerji, COVID-19, Death, Immortality and the Posthuman

    Dr. Francesca Ferrando (NYU) interviews Professor Debashish Banerji, Professor of Indian Philosophies and Cultures and the Doshi Professor of Asian Art at the California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, California.

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