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From Thinking about God to Acting in the World

George Pattison

in Thinking about God in an Age of Technology

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199279777
eISBN:
9780191603464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199279772.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter explores the ethical issues raised by genetic engineering, and the prospect of a posthuman future, or as some commentators put it, a posthuman present in which everyone has become ... More


Voicetracks: Attuning to Voice in Media and the Arts

Norie Neumark

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036139
eISBN:
9780262339834
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036139.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Moved by Aboriginal or Indigenous understandings of tracks, Norie Neumark’s Voicetracks seeks to deepen understandings of voice through listening to a variety of media and contemporary art works from ... More


Conclusion: the Neocybernetic Posthuman

Bruce Clarke

in Posthuman Metamorphosis: Narrative and Systems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823228508
eISBN:
9780823240999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823228508.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Posthumanism recognizes the human as one among numberless other situations of complexity. Human technologies have produced a hypercomplex environment for which humanist distinctions between the ... More


Reified Life: Speculative Capital and the Ahuman Condition

J. Paul Narkunas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280308
eISBN:
9780823281534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280308.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Reified Life: Speculative Capital and the Ahuman Condition addresses the most pressing political question of the 21st century: what forms of life are free and what forms are perceived legally and ... More


Architectural Materialisms: Nonhuman Creativity

Maria Voyatzaki (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474420570
eISBN:
9781474453905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420570.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This book gathers 14 voices from a diverse group of architects, designers, performing artists, film makers, media theorists, philosophers, mathematicians and programmers. By transversally crossing ... More


Mattering: Feminism, Science, and Materialism

Victoria Pitts-Taylor (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479833498
eISBN:
9781479842308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479833498.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

21st Century feminists are re-imagining nature, biology, and matter in feminist thought and critically addressing new developments in biology, physics, neuroscience, epigenetics and other scientific ... More


Human Rights in a Posthuman World

Upendra Baxi

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198061762
eISBN:
9780199080212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198061762.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book discusses and combines the different reflections on the human rights theory in the contemporary human condition, which was delineated by the discourses on development, terror, and the ... More


The Reject: Community, Politics, and Religion after the Subject

Irving Goh

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262687
eISBN:
9780823266371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262687.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book proposes a theory of the reject, a more adequate figure than the subject for thinking friendship, love, community, democracy, the postsecular, and the posthuman. Through close readings of ... More


Concluding Thoughts: Of Liquid Days and Going Gaga

John Richardson

in An Eye for Music: Popular Music and the Audiovisual Surreal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195367362
eISBN:
9780199918249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367362.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Popular

The conclusion is divided into four sections: flows, interruptions, technologies and ghosts. Each section addresses issues central to the neosurrealist sensibility as charted in the preceding ... More


Architectural Materialisms: Nonhuman Creativity

Maria Voyatzaki

in Architectural Materialisms: Nonhuman Creativity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474420570
eISBN:
9781474453905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420570.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Maria Voyatzaki’s chapter examines how contemporary speculations on matter shift materiality into the epicentre of architectural contemplation and affect its ethos and praxis. By encountering the ... More


Posthuman Rap

Justin Adams Burton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190235451
eISBN:
9780190235499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190235451.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

Posthuman Rap listens for the ways contemporary rap maps an existence outside the traditional boundaries of what it means to be human. Contemporary humanity is shaped in neoliberal terms, where being ... More


The Posthuman and Human Rights

Upendra Baxi

in Human Rights in a Posthuman World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198061762
eISBN:
9780199080212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198061762.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses a full account of the variegated discourse of the posthuman, which is a recent discursive invention to the theory and practice of human rights. It attempts to understand the ... More


Becoming Other: The Posthuman and the Teen Movie

Frances Smith

in Rethinking the Hollywood Teen Movie: Gender, Genre and Identity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474413091
eISBN:
9781474438452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413091.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In 1999, N. Katherine Hayles argued that ‘we are all posthuman now’ owing to our daily interactions with intelligent machines. If moral panics about the time teenagers spend with screen media are to ... More


Posthuman Spectatorship: The Animal in You(Tube): From Los olvidados to “Christian the Lion”

Adam Lowenstein

in Dreaming of Cinema: Spectatorship, Surrealism, and the Age of Digital Media

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166577
eISBN:
9780231538480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166577.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the concept of the “posthuman,” which refers to the interpretation that the deepening relationship between humankind and machines has reached a point where there seems to be no ... More


Techno-Orientalism and the End of History in Gary Shteyngart’s Super Sad True Love Story

Stephanie Li

in Dis-Orienting Planets: Racial Representations of Asia in Science Fiction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811523
eISBN:
9781496811561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811523.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Stephanie Li, in “Techno-Orientalism and the End of Historyin Gary Shteyngart’s Super Sad True Love Story,” explores how Shteyngart’s 2010 novel imagines troubling visions of abiding racial ... More


The Bible and Feminism: Remapping the Field

Yvonne Sherwood (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198722618
eISBN:
9780191789311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198722618.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This groundbreaking book breaks with established canons and resists some of the stereotypes of feminist biblical studies. A wide range of contributors—from the Netherlands, Germany, Norway, East ... More


Epilogue

Justin Adams Burton

in Posthuman Rap

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190235451
eISBN:
9780190235499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190235451.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

Posthuman Rap leads to a posthuman vestibule, connected to and aware of neoliberal humanism but situated just outside of it, in a place where we might imagine other ways of being human. Big ... More


The Biopolitics of Embryos and Alphabets: A Reproductive History of the Nonhuman

Ruth A. Miller

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190638351
eISBN:
9780190638399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190638351.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

The two subjects of this book are biopolitics (unfashionable since the late 1990s) and posthumanism (falling out of fashion since the mid-2000s). Taking the inauspicious intersection of these two ... More


Introduction: Posthuman Metamorphosis

Bruce Clarke

in Posthuman Metamorphosis: Narrative and Systems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823228508
eISBN:
9780823240999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823228508.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Modern and contemporary stories of posthuman transformation are anticipated and overlapped by the forms taken by tales of metamorphosis. Fictions of bodily transformation are also allegories of new ... More


Posthuman Viability

Bruce Clarke

in Posthuman Metamorphosis: Narrative and Systems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823228508
eISBN:
9780823240999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823228508.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Modern metamorphs sometimes take an alternative form, just like with the Beast People in The Island of Dr. Moreau, they emerge within an entire population, which must then grapple with a general and ... More


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