Tag: Technology

Finding security in the ‘risk society’ by Amy Donovan

Finding security in the ‘risk society’ by Amy Donovan

Risk has become a central concept in modern life. The ‘risk society’ that we live in has increasingly structured itself around attempting to manage an uncertain future, in which more knowledge simultaneously provides safety and increases our awareness of what we do not know. This paper argues while the risk society is a secular phenomenon, it provides an opportunity for Christians to live distinctively and attractively.

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Enhancing humans or a new creation? by Denis Alexander

Enhancing humans or a new creation? by Denis Alexander

Summary Enhancement involves giving abilities integral to the body beyond those we would normally consider a human to possess. Transhumanism is an influential philosophy based on human autonomy in which enhancement technologies play a central role. This paper summarises transhumanism, describes the scope of current enhancing technologies, and provides a Christian critique, presenting the biblical […]

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Enhancement and the secularised philosophy of transhumanism by Denis Alexander

Enhancement and the secularised philosophy of transhumanism by Denis Alexander

Dr Denis Alexander explores enhancement and the secularised philosophy of transhumanism. Watch out for his forthcoming Cambridge Paper on this topic!

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