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Oxford Future of Humanity Institute

Saw that Oxford University has just set up the Oxford Future of Humanity Institute headed by transhumanist Nick Bostrom.

The Future of Humanity Institute was founded on 1 June 2005. FHI is part of the new James Martin School for the 21st Century at Oxford University. Dr. Nick Bostrom has been appointed as its director. Recruitment will take place over the coming months, with a view to starting activity in the fall of 2005. (This website is under construction.)The Institute aims to become humanity’s best effort at understanding and evaluating its own long-term prospects. FHI will study how anticipated technological developments may change human beings and transform the human condition.

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