The Prospect of Immortality - Fifty Years Later

The Prospect of Immortality Fifty Years Later The Prospect of Immortality Fifty Years Later is the definitive anthology in cryonics full stop Dr Steve Fuller Professor of Sociology University of Warwick UK Cryonics is an experiment So far the

  • Title: The Prospect of Immortality - Fifty Years Later
  • Author: Charles Tandy R. Michael Perry Max More
  • ISBN: 9781934297223
  • Page: 148
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Prospect of Immortality Fifty Years Later is the definitive anthology in cryonics, full stop Dr Steve Fuller, Professor of Sociology, University of Warwick, UK Cryonics is an experiment So far the control group isn t doing very well Dr Ralph Merkle, inventor of public key cryptography The Prospect of Immortality Fifty Years Later is edited by CharlesThe Prospect of Immortality Fifty Years Later is the definitive anthology in cryonics, full stop Dr Steve Fuller, Professor of Sociology, University of Warwick, UK Cryonics is an experiment So far the control group isn t doing very well Dr Ralph Merkle, inventor of public key cryptography The Prospect of Immortality Fifty Years Later is edited by Charles Tandy, Ph.D ISBN 978 1 934297 21 6 is the Hardback edition and ISBN 978 1 934297 22 3 is the Paperback edition This 534 paged anthology is a fifty year celebration and update of Robert Ettinger s 1964 cryonics classic, The Prospect of Immortality The Prospect of Immortality was published by Doubleday in 1964 after being vetted as scientifically plausible by none other than the famous pseudoscience debunker, Isaac Asimov Its author, Robert Ettinger, became known rather quickly as the father of cryonics Ettinger himself has now been in cryonic hibernation since 2011 The first cryonaut, James Bedford, has been in cryonic hibernation since 1967 Hopefully at some point in time, it will become feasible to place future cryonauts in perfected long term suspended animation instead of in cryonic hibernation Healthspan extension and enhancement immortality as prolongevity is the goal of cryonics Cryonics is a biomedical experiment in long term suspended animation or practical time travel It is based on our present state of knowledge of existing technology and on our present state of knowledge of future technology Accordingly, unbelievable i.e amazing experimental results prolongevity should not prove surprising Biomedically, this is a case where the experimental group has much to recommend it over the control burial cremation group The present update, after fifty years, includes seven parts topics totalling 18 chapters Part One Cryonics And Death 1 Redefining Death Amid Biomedical Advance by Charles Tandy Part Two Cryonics And Science 2 Scientific Justification Of Cryonics Practice by Benjamin P Best 3 Temperature Effects On Medical Nanorobots by Robert A Freitas Jr 4 The Technology Of Revival, Repair, And Rejuvenation by York W Porter Part Three Cryonics And Religion 5 Buddhism And Cryonics by D J MacLennan 6 Christianity And Cryonics by John Warwick Montgomery Part Four Cryonics And The Law 7 Cryonics Law In The Service Of Cryonics Care The Swiss Option by F A B Cortese 8 How To Protect Your Cryonics Arrangements From Interference By Third Parties by Rebecca Lively 9 Legal Issues With Cryonic Suspension by John Warwick Montgomery Part Five Cryonics And Economics 10 How Has The Cryonics Institute Weathered The Economic Ups And Downs Since Its Inception by Patrick A Heller 11 The Economics Of Immortality Revisited by Rudi Hoffman 12 Long Term Survival Of The Alcor Life Extension Foundation by Max More 13 Ettinger s Void by David Pascal 14 How Has The American Cryonics Society Weathered The Economic Ups And Downs Since Its Inception by James R Yount Part Six Cryonics And Personal Identity 15 The Wonder Of Indeterminacy by D J MacLennan 16 The Self Persistent Rethinking Ettinger s Position On The Problem Of Identity by R Michael Perry 17 Non Cruciality Of Personal Identity Immortality As Possibility by Melanie Swan Part Seven Cryonics And Future Society 18 There s No Place Like Fhome A Personal View Of Our Future Home The Pilgrim s Progress by Charles Tandy The editor s postscript, entitled How Presentday Ethics And Laws May Be Used To Support Your Right To Cryonic Hibernation, begins on page 491 The INDEX begins on page 507 On page 519, there begins an Addendum Scientists Open Letter On Cryonics.

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