BERRY Simon Hugh
Title of PhD thesis
Transhumanist Representations in Speculative Fiction (Provisional)
Short abstract of thesis
An examination of transhumanist representations in contemporary speculative fiction in the context of relevant cultural, scientific, societal and political discourse which forces a re-evaluation of the humanity's ethical values and question our notion of what it means to be human. Primary works include Seveneves, Ex Machina, Mindscan, Cloud Atlas and Neuromancer.