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By Simon Young

Forewords through Dr. Aubrey de gray (Department of Genetics, collage of Cambridge) and Robert A. Freitas Jr. (Senior study Fellow, Institute for Molecular Manufacturing)
"A infrequent and uplifting imaginative and prescient of the organic destiny we will and will create for ourselves." – Dr. Gregory Fahy, leader clinical Officer, vice chairman, twenty first Century Medicine
The debate in regards to the ethics of human biotechnology or genetic engineering is among the most vital cultural problems with our time. "Transhumanism" is the philosophy that almost all of all helps genetic technology and biotechnology, but the general public is aware little approximately this rising philosophy. Transhumanism proclaims unequivocal help for the try and cast off affliction, defeat dying, and improve the physique and brain past the constraints of the age-old human condition.
In clothier Evolution Simon younger provides a polemical espousal of transhumanist philosophy and a trenchant assault on its critics, the "Bio-Luddites." the writer demands a rejection of premodern superstition and postmodern nihilism in want of a renewed trust in human growth via clinical rationality.
In an age while cynicism, fatalism, and nihilism are rife, fashion designer Evolution will re-light a sense of optimism concerning the way forward for our species. it is a concise, reader-friendly advent to a extremely important philosophy that would develop into tricky to disregard as advances in biotechnology more and more declare the headlines within the coming decades.

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