Isegoría (2020-12-01)

The Ideological Function of Transhumanism and Some its Assumptions

  • Antonio Diéguez

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 0, no. 63
pp. 367 – 386


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We must undoubtedly take advantage of the benefits brought by new technologies, and we must apply them to the human being to the extent that a prolonged and serene reflection tells us that this application brings improvements in a full sense. But that does not mean that we should accept the ideological discourse of transhumanism. This discourse owes much of its power of conviction to certain philosophical assumptions that have not been sufficiently clarified and discussed. This article aims to highlight some of them.