Sökning: "posthuman"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 39 uppsatser innehållade ordet posthuman.

  1. 1. Human Rights in the Contemporary Context of Artificial Intelligence influencing Human Life - ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, INTERNATIONAL HUMANS RIGHTS AND COGNITIVE LIBERTY

    Magister-uppsats, Göteborgs universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Författare :Emmie Nordell; [2020-05-17]
    Nyckelord :International Human Rights; Artificial Intelligence; Cognitive Liberty;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis is an attempt to contribute to the understanding of the landscape of artificial intelligence (AI), human cognition, and cognitive liberty, set in the context of contemporary life. I am exploring if there is a need to rethink the protection of human cognition, provided by the international human rights framework and if that framework is elastic enough to be able to provide sufficient protection of human cognition in the contemporary context of AI influencing human life. LÄS MER

  2. 2. "I'm Going Away Now" : Posthumanism and the End of the Anthropocene in Margaret Atwood's Oryx and Crake

    Kandidat-uppsats, Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och interkultur (from 2013)

    Författare :Evelina Magnusson; [2020]
    Nyckelord :Oryx and Crake; Margaret Atwood; posthumanism; Anthropocene; Oryx and Crake; Margaret Atwood; posthumanism; antropocen;

    Sammanfattning : This essay explores the themes of posthumanism and the Anthropocene in Margaret Atwood’s novel Oryx and Crake. It analyses how the novel describes humanity’s effects on the earth in the novel and its human and non-human inhabitants, during the geological era that is called the Anthropocene. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Det tredje subjektet : Postmänskligt subjektsfinnande i The Murderbot Diaries, en analys av en cyborgs subjektsutvecklande utifrån posthumanistisk teori

    Kandidat-uppsats, Umeå universitet/Institutionen för kultur- och medievetenskaper

    Författare :Anna Larsson; [2020]
    Nyckelord :subject; identity; Murderbot; posthumanism; posthuman; science fiction; Subjekt; The Murderbot Diaries; science fiction; identitet; kropp; posthumanism; postmänskligt;

    Sammanfattning : This paper analyses the process of achieving a subject of being in a posthuman character named Murderbot from the books called The Murderbot Diaries by Martha Wells. Science Fiction doesn’t have a natural place in Sweden academic discourse because it’s looked upon as a lesser form of literature. LÄS MER

  4. 4. The Human Non-Human Boundary in 'Dune'
 – An Ontological Reading through a Comparative Nietzschean and Transhuman Framework

    Kandidat-uppsats, Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Författare :Kiti Misha; [2020]
    Nyckelord :Frank Herbert; Dune; Science Fiction; Nietzsche; Overhuman; Transhumanism; Posthuman; Transhumanism; Human; Nonhuman;

    Sammanfattning : In Frank Herbert’s Dune Saga, we find a transhumanist and Nietzschean argument about the evolution of humans achieved as a result of the triggering effect of the Butlerian Jihad against thinking machines. I claim that the metamorphoses of the selected characters reflect the central tenants of the transformation of Nietzsche’s overhuman, or transhumanism’s posthuman. LÄS MER

  5. 5. '...and just set that body on fire!'. Posthuman perspectives on the body, becomings, and sticky encounters in vogue femme.

    Master-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för konsthistoria och visuella studier

    Författare :Christina Tente; [2020]
    Nyckelord :voguing; vogue femme; posthuman theory; affect theory; becoming; stickiness; Performing Arts;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis explores aspects of vogue femme as a highly aestheticised, performative, and radically subversive visual phenomenon. The focus lies on the posthuman characteristics of this dance and the possibilities it opens up for becoming-other. Vogue femme first appeared as a competition category at balls during the 1990s. LÄS MER