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This is often the 1st complete, multidisciplinary, inter-religious, and demanding engagement with transhumanism as a cultural phenomenon, an ideology, and a philosophy. Situating transhumanism in its right old context, the essays examine transhumanism from the views of numerous international religions, contemplate the feasibility of regulating human enhancement, tease out the philosophical implications of transhumanism, discover the interaction among expertise and tradition, and reveal the clinical limits of transhumanism. Written via students of non secular experiences, philosophy, background, psychology, neuroscience, immunology, engineering, science/technology reports, and legislations, the quantity encourages readers to check transhumanism heavily and seriously due to its ramifications for the way forward for humanity.

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