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[[File:Max More, Stanford 2006 (square crop).jpg|right|thumb|Max More at the 2006 Stanford Singularity Summit]]
 
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'''Max More''' is a transhumanist known for being a founder and current thought leader in the [[Extropianism|extropian]] movement. In his [http://www.jetpress.org/volume14/bostrom.pdf history of transhumanism], [[Nick Bostrom]] credits More's 1990 essay ''Transhumanism: Toward a Futurist Philosophy'' with introducing the term "transhumanism" as it is now understood.  
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'''Max More''' is a transhumanist, founder and thought leader in the [[Extropianism|extropian]] movement. In his [http://www.jetpress.org/volume14/bostrom.pdf history of transhumanism], [[Nick Bostrom]] credits More's 1990 essay ''Transhumanism: Toward a Futurist Philosophy'' with introducing the term “transhumanism” as it is now understood.  
  
More founded the [[Extropy Institute]] in 1991. The institute existed mainly online and lasted until 2006. In 1995, More obtained his doctrate from the University of Southern California with the dissertation ''The Diachronic Self: Identity, Continuity, and Transformation''.  At the start of 2011, Max More became president and CEO of the [[Alcor]] Life Extension Foundation, an organization he joined in 1986.  
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More founded the [[Extropy Institute]] in 1991. The institute existed primarily online and sustained operations until 2006. In 1995, More obtained his doctorate from the University of Southern California with the dissertation ''The Diachronic Self: Identity, Continuity, and Transformation''.  In 2011, Max More became president and CEO of the [[Alcor]] Life Extension Foundation, a cryonics organization he joined in 1986.  
  
 
==Concepts introduced by More==
 
==Concepts introduced by More==

Latest revision as of 11:46, 24 March 2018

Max More at the 2006 Stanford Singularity Summit

Max More is a transhumanist, founder and thought leader in the extropian movement. In his history of transhumanism, Nick Bostrom credits More's 1990 essay Transhumanism: Toward a Futurist Philosophy with introducing the term “transhumanism” as it is now understood.

More founded the Extropy Institute in 1991. The institute existed primarily online and sustained operations until 2006. In 1995, More obtained his doctorate from the University of Southern California with the dissertation The Diachronic Self: Identity, Continuity, and Transformation. In 2011, Max More became president and CEO of the Alcor Life Extension Foundation, a cryonics organization he joined in 1986.

Concepts introduced by More

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