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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2014)

Document title

Why do we care about post-humanism? A critical note

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

CHRISTENSEN B.A. (1) ;
(1) Dept. of Agroecology and Environment, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Univ., Aarhus, DANEMARK

Abstract

This article addresses the questioning of the human being in post-humanism in congruence with Martin Heidegger’s thinking and ends up with two discoveries: first, that the characteristic of Dasein, as the being of the questioning, already carries the same implications as the post-human figure, and second, that questioning in this sense is indicative of the effort of realizing anew scientific space for conceptualizing the human being as non-substantialist. Conceived of in this way, however, post-humanism is a result of a very human effort indeed

Source

Article of periodic

published at : Geografiska annaler. Series B. Human geography / ISSN 0435-3684

Editor : Generalstabens litografiska anstlalt, Stockholm - SUEDE (1965)

Millesime : 2014, vol. 96, no1 [pp. 25-35]

Bibliographic references : 2 p.

Language

Anglais

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Go to electronic document thanks to its DOI : doi:10.1111/geob.12033

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