Book Contents

Table of Contents

Edited by Andy MIAH

0.1

Foreword

Sir Drummond BONE

0.2

Life in the 21st Century:

Practice-based Research & the Application of Art

Mike STUBBS & Laura SILLARS

0.3

Introduction

Andy MIAH

VISIONS

1.1
Steve FULLER

The Future is Divine: A History of Human God-Playing


1.2

Jennifer WILLET

BIOplay: Bacteria Cultures

1.3
Russell BLACKFORD

Embracing the Unknown Future: In Defence of New Technology

1.4
Ruud ter MEULEN

Will Human Enhancement Make Us Better?

Ethical reflections on the enhancement of human capacities by means of biomedical technologies

1.5
Richard A.L. JONES

Our Faith in Technology


1.6

Anthony DUNNE, Fiona RABY & Andy MIAH

Evidence Dolls: Detecting Undesirable Genes

CONTESTED BODIES

2.1
Sandra KEMP

Shaping the Human: The New Aesthetic

2.2
George J. ANNAS

Bioterror and ‘Bioart’ – ‘a plage o’ both your houses’

2.3
Gregor WOLBRING

One World, One Olympics:

Governing Human Ability, Ableism & Disablism in an Era of Bodily Enhancements

2.4
Marilène OLIVER

Flesh to Data/Subject to Data: Examining Processes of Translation

2.5
Simone OSTHOFF

Eduardo Kac: A Conversation with the Artist

POLITICAL ECONOMY OF THE FUTURE

3.1
Kate O’RIORDAN

Fragments of Creative Cloning: Time, Money and Relationships

3.2
Nigel CAMERON

Global Governance and Emerging Technologies:

The Need for a Mainstream Policy Debate on Modifying Human Capacities

3.3
Duncan DALLAS

Will Public Engagement Lead to a Marriage between Science and Society?

[Material Beliefs]

3.4
Nicola TRISCOTT

Once Upon a Space Age:

How the dream was lost (and how we get it back again)

3.5
Pramod K. NAYAR

The Narrative Tradition of Posthuman Rights

3.6
David BENNETT

How Science Fiction Lost its Innocence – And Now Nano?

CREATIVE F(R)ICTIONS

4.1
George J. ANNAS

Our Most Important Product

4.2
Heather BRADSHAW

Sorrel

4.3
Catullus

Letter to a Supernatural Being

[Double Happiness Jeans – 6 Steps To Your Very Own Virtual Sweatshop!]

4.4
Jane GRANT, John MATTHIAS & Nick RYAN

The Fragmented Orchestra: Minds, Music and Memory

4.5
Ann WHITEHURST

The Future is a Fantasy

4.6
Norman M.  KLEIN

Notes on the History of the Present

4.7
Oron CATTS & Laura SILLARS

Artists and Scientists: A Symbiotic Relationship?


4.8

etoy.CORPORATION

Mission Eternity

END MATTER

5. 1
Author Biographies

5.2
Index

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