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Arizona State University – Templeton Research Lectures on Transhumanism

The Templeton Research Lectures Facing the Challenges of Transhumanism: Religion, Science, and Technology hosted by The Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict at Arizona State University have produced a podcast of the audio of the lectures and there’s links to other material on their web site.

The podcast feed is here.

Topics include:

  • John Tooby: Can Beauty Build Adapted Minds
  • Ashok Gangadean: A Missing Global Blueprint for Integral Life and Culture
  • James Hughes: Happiness, Virtue, and Transcendance in a Neurotechological Future
  • John Tooby: Reconciling Universal Human Nature and Genetic Uniqueness
  • Pascal Boyer: The Blind Spot of Humanism and Transhumanism
  • Sander van der Leeuw: Could Transhumans be Humans After All?
  • William Grassie: Transhumanism at the Crossroads of Science and Religion
  • Leda Cosmides: Are We Already Transhuman?: Evolutionary Psychology and Human Nature

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