De ‘betrekkelijkheid’ van de maakbare mens. Een nabeschouwing | Amsterdam University Press Journals Online
Volume 63, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 2542-6583
  • E-ISSN: 2590-3268


After some introductory remarks and after some comments on the contributions in this thematic issue, I am playing with the word ‘relativity’, in order to show that human enhancement is only relatively new, that some claims in this area (for instance those of the so-called Transhumanists) should be put into perspective, that human enhancement should be seen in relation to (the far-reaching impact on) society, in relation to global problems such as climate change, food and water, and in relation to religious belief(s), since technology is the incarnation of our hopes, desires and ideals. From a Christian point of view, it would be interesting to relate human enhancement to concepts like resurrection of the body, , sin and .


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