Journals Higher Education



Published: 23 September 2021

272 Pages


ISBN: 9780192898197

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In Defence of the Human Being

Foundational Questions of an Embodied Anthropology

Thomas Fuchs

  • Applies cutting-edge concepts of embodiment and enactivism to the current scientific, technological and cultural tendencies that will crucially influence our society's development in the 21st century
  • Examines central technological developments, such as AI and transhumanist views of the human being
  • Has an interdisciplinary approach, combining phenomenology, psychology, psychiatry, cultural and life sciences, which conveys a broad picture of what it means to be human

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