Steven Umbrello
Delft University of Technology
A new book by Roberto Marchesini, Tecnosfera, is reviewed. Technosfera serves as an in-depth exploration of the concept of techne and its relation to humanist and posthumanist thought for professionals. The book's core methodology is to explore the geneaological, linguistic and philosophical differences between the humanist and posthumanist concepts of techne and show how the latter is less contentious and favourable. The book is informationally dense, well-argued and academically current, providing seasoned scholars with a novel exploratory approach to posthumanist theory.
Keywords posthumanism  techne  applied ethics  humanism
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Reprint years 2019
ISBN(s) 1091-8264
DOI 10.5840/techne20192311
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