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By Anneke M. Smelik,Nina Lykke

ISBN-10: 0295988096

ISBN-13: 9780295988092

ISBN-10: 0295997117

ISBN-13: 9780295997117

Since international battle II, the organic and technological were fusing and merging in new methods, leading to the lack of a transparent contrast among the 2. This entanglement of biology with know-how isn't really new, however the pervasiveness of that integration is astonishing, as is the rate at which the 2 were merging in contemporary a long time. As this approach permeates extra of lifestyle, the pressing necessity arises to reconsider either biology and expertise. certainly, the human physique can now not be looked both as a bounded entity or as a evidently given and special a part of an unquestioned whole.

Bits of lifestyles assumes a posthuman definition of the physique. it really is grounded in questions about modern-day biocultures, which pertain neither to humanist physically integrity nor to the anthropological assumption that human our bodies are the single ones that subject. Editors Anneke Smelik and Nina Lykke reduction in mapping alterations and ameliorations and in remarkable a center street among the metaphor and the fabric. In exploring present reconfigurations of our bodies and embodied matters, the members pursue a technophilic, but serious, direction whereas articulating new and punctiliously appraised moral standards.

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