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Back to the Transhumanist Readings Index

Overviews of 
Transhumanist Thought

Transhumanist Websites

Transhumanist Publications

Transhumanist Overview Essays

Books that discuss transhumanism

Extropianism 

Humanism

 

Transhumanist Websites

Extropy Institute Resource Directory

The Future of Humanity A curriculum designed for Yale University by WTA Chair Nick Bostrom.

Transhumanist Resources maintained by Anders Sandberg.

EXTROTECH maintained by Ziana Astralos, a big set of links to web sites, newsgroups and other resources etc.

Homo Excelsior A technical encyclopedia in progress.

Transhumanist Publications

Betterhumans 
- An independent transhumanist webzine.

Transhumanity 
- The WTA's webzine. 

Extropy Online  
- The Extropy Institute's magazine.

Journal of Evolution and Technology 
- the academic journal of the WTA

 

Transhumanist Overview Essays

FM-2030, 1970. "Toward New Ideologies."
Max More, 1990/1996. "Transhumanism: Towards a Futurist Philosophy."
Nick Bostrom, 2000. "What is transhumanism: an introduction." 
Nick Bostrom, 2001. "Transhumanist Values."
Greg Burch. "An Introduction to Transhumanism."

Books that discuss transhumanism

Douglas Mulhall, 2002. Our Molecular Future: How Nanotechnology, Robotics, Genetics and Artificial Intelligence Will Transform Our World.

Christopher Dewdney, 1996. Last Flesh: Life in the Transhuman Era.

 

Keith Ansell-Pearson, Viroid Life : Perspectives on Nietzsche and the Transhuman Condition.
Ed Regis, 1990. Great Mambo Chicken and the Transhuman Condition: Science Slightly over the Edge.

Extropianism

The Extropy Institute  Directed by Max More, ExI has been the leading proponent of transhumanist thought for a decade.

Max More, "Technological Self-Transformation"

Max More, "Dynamic Optimism"

 

Humanism

Transhumanism is a descendent of the humanist tradition, and part of the family of humanist traditions. 

 The International Humanist and Ethical Union.

The Council for Secular Humanism

Frederick Edwords, "What is humanism?"

Humanist Manifesto II