Your Digital Afterlives

Your Digital Afterlives : Computational Theories of Life after Death

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Description

Digitalism is a philosophical strategy that uses new computational ways of thinking to develop naturalistic but meaningful ways of thinking about bodies, souls, universes, gods, and life after death. Your Digital Afterlives examines four recently developed and digitally inspired theories of life after death.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 259 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 22.86mm | 4,483g
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2014 ed.
  • XIII, 259 p.
  • 1137363851
  • 9781137363855
  • 3,096,644

Table of contents

Preface Series Editors' Preface 1. Ghosts 2. Persistence 3. Anatomy 4. Uploading 5. Promotion 6. Digital Gods 7. Revision 8. Superhuman Bodies 9. Infinite Bodies 10. Nature References Index
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About E. Steinhart

Prof. Steinhart got his Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University at Stony Brook in 1996. He also received an MA in Philosophy from Boston College in 1988. He earned a BS in Computer Science from Penn State in 1983.

Prof. Steinhart works mainly on metaphysical issues. He haw written most recently on issues in philosophy of religion and philosophy of mathematics, and he is especially interested in infinity. He has also written on Nietzsche, metaphor, artificial intelligence, robotics, transhumanism, Teilhard de Chardin, and other topics.
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