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On Not Dying: Secular Immortality in the Age of Technoscience

Author
Abou Farman
Publisher / Label
University of Minnesota Press
Country
USA
Language
English
Publication year
2020
Type of publication
Book
Number of pages
381
ISBN
978-1517908102

Index

Contents

Preface: Realm of the Possible

Acknowledgments

Introduction: The Problems of Discontinuity and Indeterminacy in a Secular World

1. After Life: Varieties of Immortality in the Secular World

2. Immortalism: The History of a Futuristic Movement

3. Suspension: Stretching Time between the Finite and the Infinite

4. Deanimation: Matter, Materialism, and Personhood beyond Death

5. Convergence: Secular Solipsism and the Mind of the Cosmos

6. Progress and Despair: The Perverse Dialectics of Immortality as Techno-Civilizing Mission

Notes

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