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By Anneke M. Smelik,Nina Lykke

Since international warfare II, the organic and technological were fusing and merging in new methods, leading to the lack of a transparent contrast among the 2. This entanglement of biology with know-how is not new, however the pervasiveness of that integration is amazing, as is the rate at which the 2 were merging in fresh many years. As this technique permeates extra of daily life, the pressing necessity arises to reconsider either biology and know-how. certainly, the human physique can not be looked both as a bounded entity or as a clearly given and precise a part of an unquestioned whole.

Bits of lifestyles assumes a posthuman definition of the physique. it really is grounded in questions about contemporary biocultures, which pertain neither to humanist physically integrity nor to the anthropological assumption that human our bodies are the one ones that subject. Editors Anneke Smelik and Nina Lykke relief in mapping alterations and ameliorations and in notable a center street among the metaphor and the fabric. In exploring present reconfigurations of our bodies and embodied matters, the participants pursue a technophilic, but severe, direction whereas articulating new and punctiliously appraised moral standards.

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