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Humanity 2.0: What it Means to be Human Past, Present and Future

This book brings answers to question of what does it mean to be human in the 21st century, written by Steve Fuller

Social thinkers in all fields are faced with one unavoidable question: what does it mean to be 'human' in the 21st century? As definitions between what is 'animal' and what is 'human' break down, and as emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and nano- and bio- technologies develop, accepted notions of humanity are rapidly evolving.

Humanity 2.0 is an ambitious and groundbreaking book, offering a sweeping overview of key historical, philosophical and theological moments that have shaped our understandings of humanity.  Tackling head on the twin taboos that have always hovered over the scientific study of humanity - race and religion - Steve Fuller argues thar far from disappearing, they are being reinvented. 

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See also: Academic Steve Fuller - Professor of Sociology at the University of Warwick, Founder of Social Epistemology and Author

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