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Title:
The grand narratives of democratic and libertarian transhumanism: A Lyotardian approach to transhumanist politics
Author:
John Mazarakis: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
DOI:
10.3384/confero.2001-4562.161217
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2016
Volume:
4
Issue:
2
Pages:
11-31
No. of pages:
21
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Published:
2016-12-19


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Volume 4, Issue: 2, Article 2, 2016

Author:
John Mazarakis
Title:
The grand narratives of democratic and libertarian transhumanism: A Lyotardian approach to transhumanist politics:
DOI:
10.3384/confero.2001-4562.161217
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Volume 4, Issue: 2, Article 2, 2016

Author:
John Mazarakis
Title:
The grand narratives of democratic and libertarian transhumanism: A Lyotardian approach to transhumanist politics:
DOI:
10.3384/confero.2001-4562.161217
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