Cyborg Society: Myths, Realities, Choices
CROWN 80J, Sec. 1 (no.: 64504) (ID: 105535)
Outline of Course
Week 1. Cyborg Society (April 5)
Cyborgization defined and explained. The sea-change in human tool/machine relationships it represents. Various other framing theories such as Vital Machine (Channel), the 4th Discontinuity (Mazlish) and metaman (Stock). Key theorists such as Bernal, Clynes, and Haraway. The idea of the Cyborg Society. The field of cyborgology.
2. Inventing and Manufacturing Cyborgs (April 12)
An appraisal of the current state, and near future, of the key cyborgian technosciences, including informatics, genetics, neuroscience, and biology.
3. The Overdetermination of Cyborgs I: Military (April 19)
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