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Anthony Miccoli
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Posthumanist Philosopher, Technophile, and general over-thinker
Posthumanist Philosopher, Technophile, and general over-thinker

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Professional news: new journal article
FYI, my article, " Posthuman Trajectories: Cartesian Logic and Ethical Technoprogressivism " is now live at Word and Text . Here's the abstract: This article analyses the posthuman trajectories established in René Descartes’s 1637 A Discourse on the Method ...

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Artifacts of Loneliness and Connection
Students often ask me about what it takes to pursue an academic career. One specific question that comes regards research. "How do you find your subject matter?" For the students who seriously want to consider getting their Ph.D.s in a humanities-related fi...

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Suicide Squad: Over the Precipice of Dominance and Submission
Note: After suffering a little burnout this summer resulting from some research and revision, I needed a slight break from my regular subject matter. This entry is a departure from my usual posthuman, technology-related posts. It contains mature content and...

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End-of-the-semester update!
Things have been quiet at Posthuman Being , but for good reason. I've been working on a couple of articles for publication, both of which were due within a month-and-a-half of each other.  Add to that the usual end-of-semester grading, and time for writing ...

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The entry I wrote specifically for the IEET has been posted. This article touches on a few of the differences between posthumanism and transhumanism, and how certain transhuman views could potentially fall victim to a kind of fundamentalism. I advocate for "cosmopolitan transhumanism" -- technoprogressivism fostering a mindful and mutually beneficial progress. #posthumanism #transhumanism #technoprogressivism #IEET 

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IEET has just re- published my blog entry from a couple of years ago, "The Internet of Things and the Great Recalibration," which discusses how we need to re-think the concept of "privacy" as the internet of things grows and becomes more deeply woven into our daily lives. #IEET #privacy #internetofthings

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Mythic Singularites: Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying and (kind of) Love Transhumanism
... knowing the force and action of fire, water, air the stars, the heavens, and all the other bodies that surround us, as distinctly as we know the various crafts of our artisans, we might also apply them in the same way to all the uses to which they are a...

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And here's part two -- "Posthuman Desire (Part 2 of 2): The Loneliness of Transcendance." In this entry, I explore the ramifications of transcending our bodies, and also use several pop culture examples from Star Trek and Doctor Who

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IEET has just published my blog post "Posthuman Desire (Part 1 of 2): Algorithms of Dissatisfaction." Go check it out! 

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"Posthumanism" and "Transhumanism" are all too often used interchangeably when in fact they are different concepts. As a "Critical Posthumanist" with some very speculative leanings, I found this very succinct breakdown of the terms on point and very useful.
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