Transhumanism and/as Whiteness†
AbstractTranshumanism is interrogated from critical race theoretical and decolonial perspectives with a view to establishing its ‘algorithmic’ relationship to historical processes of race formation (or racialization) within Euro-American historical experience. Although the Transhumanist project is overdetermined vis-à-vis its raison-d’être, it is argued that a useful way of thinking about this project is in terms of its relationship to the shifting phenomenon of ‘whiteness’. It is suggested that Transhumanism constitutes a techno-scientific response to the phenomenon of ‘White Crisis’ at least partly prompted by ‘critical’ posthumanist contestation of Eurocentrically-universal humanism.
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Ali, S.M. Transhumanism and/as Whiteness. Proceedings 2017, 1, 244.
Ali SM. Transhumanism and/as Whiteness. Proceedings. 2017; 1(3):244.Chicago/Turabian Style
Ali, Syed M. 2017. "Transhumanism and/as Whiteness." Proceedings 1, no. 3: 244.
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