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The Case for Enhancing People

Summer 2011Ronald Bailey on why we should and will choose to make ourselves better

Utopian Virtues

May 24, 2011

Humanism and Transhumanism

Fall 2010Fred Baumann on the utopian impulse and the ends of man

Avatar and the Flight from Reality

Spring 2010James Bowman on the sci-fi blockbuster and the mimetic tradition in art

The Ambiguous Utopia of Iain M. Banks

Summer 2009Alan Jacobs on the “Culture” novels and the price of bliss

The World Made New

Summer 2008

Rita Koganzon on Second Life and real life

Heroism, Modernism, and the Utopian Impulse

Summer 2007James Bowman on cowboys, communists, and dreams of perfection

The Moral Life of Cubicles

The Utopian Origins of Dilbertís Workspace

Spring 2007David Franz

Brave New World at 75

Spring 2007Caitrin Nicol on reading Aldous Huxley’s novel as its first readers did

Imagining the Future

Winter 2004Yuval Levin on innovations, generations, and the biotechnology debates