Breakout Sessions

Expanded Reason Congress on Transhumanism

The Breakout Sessions will take place at the Learning Space (Building C)

(Thursday 17:30 – 19:00 h)

BREAKOUT SESSION 1: ENGINEERING AND TRANSHUMANISM

Mercedes Temboury Redondo.

Homo Digitalis?

Francisco Javier Moscoso Cala.

The cyborg as a crossroads between the human and the non-human.

José Miguel Mohedano Martínez, Luis Moreno Almonacid, Mary Luz Mouronte, Susana Bautista.

Care of dependent people: can a robot do it?

José Gabriel Urzaiz Lares.

Rethinking the programme of the Artificial Intelligence subject at the Universidad Anáhuac Mayab.

Eduardo C. Garrido Merchán.

Transhumanism and phenomenal consciousness.

BREAKOUT SESSION 2: THEOLOGY, PHILOSOPHY AND POLITICS

Pedro José Grande Sánchez.

The Eclipse of the Human: Is Transhumanism an Existentialism?

José María Peláez.

Sense of wit and pain in human nature. Prometeo and Simone Weil discuss transhumanism.

Juan Pablo Serra, Alonso Muñoz.

From dangerous idea to emancipatory ideology: transhumanism from the history of political thought.

Ricardo Latorre Cañizares.

On transhumanism: anthropology, teleology and denomination.

Rafael Cristo Moreno Rodríguez, Susana Bautista Blasco.

The human being: Created to create.

Dagoberto Valdés Hernández, Yoandy Izquierdo Toledo, Jorge Ignacio Guillén-Martínez.

Transhumanisms, ideologies and anthropological damage: a proposal for ethical and civic training to heal them.

BREAKOUT SESSION 3: TRANSHUMANISM AND AUTHORS

Mario Ramos Vera.

Pico della Mirandola and the transhuman controversy.

Rafael Fayos Febrer.

Weltanschauung, expanded reason and the ethics of technical power. Reflexions in the light of Romano Guardini’s thought.

Matías Quer Lagno.

The perverted prometheism as a common foundation of totalitarianism, late modernity and transhumanism in Chantal Delsol.

Juan Bagur Taltavull.

Transhumanism as a reaction to postmodernism: a reflection from the humble reason of C.S. Lewis.

Jelica Veljovic.

Two literary answers to transhumanist illusions: Michel Houellebecq and Juan Goytisolo.

Raúl Madrid.

Freedom and moral improvements. A commentary on Persson and Savulescu’s thesis.

(Friday 11:30 – 12:45 h)

BREAKOUT SESSION 4 HEALTH SCIENCES AND BIOETHICS

Sagrario Crespo Garrido.

Post-feminism and transhumanism: a historical relationship.

Lilian Santos.

Biohacking and Transhumanism: products and producers of the ever-increasing availability of technology.

David García Díaz, María López González.

Bioethical analysis of advances in cybernetic engineering.

Esperanza Marín Conde.

Legality of the implantation of chips in the human body.

BREAKOUT SESSION 5: TRANSHUMANISM, LIMITS AND DEATH

Susana Miró López, Carmen de la Calle Maldonado de Guevara.

A proposal from a person-centred anthropology in the face of transhumanist approaches to finitude and death.

Álvaro Roca Palop.

Transhumanism, the condemnation of an eternal life.

Juan Jesús Gutierro Carrasco.

The Human, Death and Amazement

BREAKOUT SESSION 6: TRANSHUMANISM AND PHILOSOPHY (I)

Rafael Monterde Ferrando, Enrique R. Moros Claramunt.

Between Reality and Dreams: The Future of Freedom

Ramón Caro Plaza.

Humanism and Transhumanism. Aporias of Materialistic Superhappiness.

Eduardo Navarro Remis.

Transhumanism as the End of Human Generativity: Less Human than Human.

José Ángel Agejas Esteban, Arantxa de Miguel Uriarte.

The anchoring of gastronomy in the human.  A answer to the transhumanist pretension.

Bryan Jesús Irías Alfaro.

Presence: An Ethics of Relationship beyond Homo Sapiens.

(Friday 17:00 – 18:30 h)

BREAKOUT SESSION 7: TRANSHUMANISM AND PHILOSOPHY (II)

María Elizabeth de los Rios Uriarte.

Philosophical notes on ontological fixism vs. identity contingency.

Michael Baggot.

A Thomistic proposal to move beyond the posthuman and toward human perfection.

Rodrigo Lagos Berrios.

Human nature as a stop sign for Human Enhancement?

Javier Aranguren Echevarría.

Perfecting the balanced? Thomist-inspired considerations on the improvement of the human body.

María Adelaida Gil Martínez, Yulia Vorontsova.

Tools and concepts of Russian cosmism as an alternative to the existential void of Transhumanism.

Nicolás Rojas Cortés.

Against Bostrom and in favour of a second generation transhumanism.

BREAKOUT SESSION 8: LAW, ECONOMY AND BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Jorge Nicolás Laferriere.

Transhumanism and procreative freedom: legal challenges.

Francisco José Gil Ruiz, María Hernández Herrera, Raquel Ayestarán Crespo.

The smartphone as an augmented brain: a reflexion on the current consumer and transhumanism.

Blas Piñar Guzmán.

Towards a transhumanist justice? A reflexion on legal argumentation and robot judges.

Teresa de Dios Alija, José Luis Parada, Cecilia Font, Gloria Claudio.

Teaching learning community for integral training in the Degree in Business Administration and Management centred on the person.

Jesús Miguel Santos Román.

Kant: towards a transhuman ethics.

Ekain Payán Ellacuria.

Transhumanism and the end of random reproduction through convergent technologies: some bioethical and legal considerations.

BREAKOUT SESSION 9: COMMUNICATION SCIENCES, EDUCATION AND FINE ARTS

José Ángel Agejas Esteban.

Transhumanism and nihilistic horizon in audiovisual series.

Consuelo Martínez Moraga, Victoria Hernández Ruiz.

The metaphor of transhumanism in the literary creation of Kazuo Ishiguro: From Never Leave Me to Klara and the Sun.

Raquel Cascales.

Technological aestheticisation and body redesign in cyborg art practice.

Susana Sendra, Fernando Viñado, Pilar Giménez.

About Transcending the Human. Education in times of transhumanism.

Felipe Samarán Saló.

Dehumanised trans-architecture.

 

 

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