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Ideas on Life Extension

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    Life extension offers a desirable alternative to a short life, but what is it that we actually want to extend? Certainly not just the biological body, for that would negate alternative possibilities for embodying prosthetic forms and synthetic platforms. While there is sufficient information on the current emerging and speculative technologies for prolonging life and a flurry of theories on the potential transference of cognition onto nonbiological systems, there is a deficit on the literature framing the beginning of life extension and forming a historical account.

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