This blog contains an early, rough draft version of the book A Cosmist Manifesto. I ‘ve left it up here for sake of amusement, and because some of the comments. A Cosmist Manifesto by Ben Goertzel, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. A Cosmist Manifesto: Practical Philosophy for the Posthuman Age, by Ben Goertzel, published by Humanity+ Press, is now available on.

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Echoes of the Great Israel Caicedo rated it really liked it Aug 28, Of course I had already read the online and PDF versions cover to cover, but this book deserves its place in the physical bookshelves of all transhumanists and all seekers.

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Richard marked it as to-read Dec 12, You can read the online version here. Cismist Vittay rated it really liked it Jun 10, Goertzel’s “Cosmist Manifesto” gives it new life and a new twist for the 21st century.

Understanding immortality and the issues associated with it requires an understanding of self and identity — of what is a “self” that it might be immortal. He was a pioneer of Artificial Intelligence and one of the visionaries at the basis of the Global brain idea. By Ben Goertzel Paperback: Hacking maniesto, awakening technology.

A Cosmist Manifesto

Goertzel weaves a philosophic tapestry manifedto AI, nanotechnology, uploading, immortality, psychedelic drugs, meditation, future social structures, psi phenomena, alien and cetacean intelligence and the Singularity. Adeeb Hossain rated it it was amazing Sep 14, He lives in Maryland maniffsto multiple children and animals, and his doings are linked online via http: Just as the Internet is about people as much as it is about wires and bits and protocols, the new technologies dawning are about mind and reality as much as they are about AI algorithms, engineered gene sequences and nanodevices.


You can buy a hard copy of the final version on amazon. That is one of the key things that Cosmism, as I interpret cosmiet pursue it here, attempts to do. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Your notification has been sent Lulu Staff has been notified of a possible violation of the terms s our Membership Agreement. These possibilities must be considered very deeply from a perspective of pragmatic philosophy, if one is to have any real hope of understanding and approaching them in a useful way. Covers quite a breadth of topics, particularly interesting aspects included pattern analysis and obsoleting the dilemma.

Book ratings by Goodreads. Dag Luterek rated it really liked it Oct 04, Our discussions on supercompilation, immortality, AI, the philosophy of mathematics and other topics were among the most memorable I’ve had with anyone.

Kat Walsch rated it really liked it Jan 07, I’ve left it up here for sake of amusement, and because some of the comments are interesting. When a clear and valid Notice is received pursuant to the guidelines, we will respond by either taking down the allegedly infringing content or blocking access to it, and we may also contact you for more information.

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A Cosmist Manifesto: Practical Philosophy for the Posthuman Age

Robert Alexander is currently reading it Aug 13, I’m sorry Val never got to read this Manifesto, as I’m sure he would have enjoyed it. It will then be reviewed by Lulu Staff to determine the next course of action. Relish rated it it was amazing Mar 07, Cosmit people have used the term Cosmism with different shades of meaning, but we’re all pushing in the same general direction!


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Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. I know how to write in a fully-referenced academic style all too bloody well — and this is intentionally not that kind of work. Sometimes there is power in simplicity. What I mean by a “practical philosophy” is, in essence, a world-view and value-system — but one that, in addition to containing abstract understanding, provides concrete guidance to the issues we face in our lives.

A Cosmist Manifesto

Lulu Staff has been notified of a possible violation of the terms of our Membership Agreement. We may roam to other dimensions of existence as well, beyond the ones of which we’re currently aware. There are many, many details pertaining to all the points cosmmist here, and exploring them is critical — but it’s also critical to be clear on the fundamentals and not to get lost in the particulars.

The divide between physical and synthetic realities will blur, then disappear. I was privileged to know Val in the late s and early s, when we both lived in North Jersey, in the context of collaborating with him on the commercialization of his supercompilation technology. Travis Lenting rated manifestp it was amazing Jun 19,