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The Resource Singularities : technoculture, transhumanism, and science fiction in the twenty-first century, Joshua Raulerson

Singularities : technoculture, transhumanism, and science fiction in the twenty-first century, Joshua Raulerson

Label
Singularities : technoculture, transhumanism, and science fiction in the twenty-first century
Title
Singularities
Title remainder
technoculture, transhumanism, and science fiction in the twenty-first century
Statement of responsibility
Joshua Raulerson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This groundbreaking volume is the first to mount a sustained and wide-ranging critical treatment of Singularity (the irrevocable transformation of the nature of human existence by technological advancement) as a subject for theory and cultural studies
Member of
Cataloging source
UAB
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Raulerson, Joshua
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Liverpool science fiction texts and studies
Series volume
45
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science fiction
  • Literature and technology
  • Technology in literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Literature and technology
  • Science fiction
  • Technology in literature
Target audience
specialized
Label
Singularities : technoculture, transhumanism, and science fiction in the twenty-first century, Joshua Raulerson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Naked singularities. The punchbowl and the fishbowl : postsingular metafiction and the crisis in sf -- Two posthumanisms, three singularities -- Part II. How we became post-posthuman : postcyberpunk bodies and the new materiality. Mind, matter, markets -- Self and skin : virtuality and its discontents -- The other side of the screen : the materiality of the hyperreal -- Part III. Economics 2.0. The most radical break -- Cracking the code -- Toward a postsingular general economy -- Part IV. The last question. Entropy, extropy, and transhumanist eschatology -- Beyond extropy, or: how I learned to stop worrying and love the singularity
Control code
ocn881512185
Extent
1 online resource (x, 254 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781781381052
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt5p67zc
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)881512185
Label
Singularities : technoculture, transhumanism, and science fiction in the twenty-first century, Joshua Raulerson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Naked singularities. The punchbowl and the fishbowl : postsingular metafiction and the crisis in sf -- Two posthumanisms, three singularities -- Part II. How we became post-posthuman : postcyberpunk bodies and the new materiality. Mind, matter, markets -- Self and skin : virtuality and its discontents -- The other side of the screen : the materiality of the hyperreal -- Part III. Economics 2.0. The most radical break -- Cracking the code -- Toward a postsingular general economy -- Part IV. The last question. Entropy, extropy, and transhumanist eschatology -- Beyond extropy, or: how I learned to stop worrying and love the singularity
Control code
ocn881512185
Extent
1 online resource (x, 254 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781781381052
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt5p67zc
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)881512185

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