By Debashish Banerji,Makarand R. Paranjape
This quantity is a serious exploration of a number of posthuman chances within the twenty first century and past. end result of the worldwide engagement with complicated expertise, we're witness to a species-wise blurring of barriers on the fringe of the human. On the only hand, we discover ourselves in a electronic age during which human id is being remodeled via networked technological intervention, a wide a part of our realization transferred to "smart" exterior units. nevertheless, we're assisted---or assailed---by an remarkable proliferation of quasi-human substitutes and surrogates, forming a spectrum of humanoids with fuzzy borders. Under those stipulations, severe posthumanism asks, who will occupy and keep an eye on our planet: Will the "superhuman" simply function one other signal below which new regimes of dominance are unfold around the earth? Or do we realize or invent applied sciences of lifestyles to counter such dominance? it really is concerns akin to those that are on the center of this new quantity of explorations of the posthuman. The essays during this quantity supply modern suggestion at the topic, with particular emphases on postmodern and postcolonial futures. They interact with questions of subalternity and feminism vis-à-vis posthumanism, facing problems with subjugation, dispensability and surrogacy, in addition to the chances of resistance, moral politics or subjective transformation from South Asian information of cultural and religious perform. This quantity is a precious addition to the on-going international dialogues on posthumanism, crucial to these, from throughout a number of disciplines, who're attracted to postcolonial and planetary futures.
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