L’utopia post-umanista e la ricerca di un nuovo umanesimo
per la società ipercomplessa
| COMUNICAZIONI SOCIALI - 2016 - 3. ITALIAN QUALITY CINEMA
Institutions, Taste, Cultural Legitimation
Nowadays, as never before, technology has come to participate in the synthesis of new values and of new evaluation criteria. As well as contributing to the post-humanistic challenge (the new Utopia), technological innovation enables social actors to perform further (irreversible) improvements, reaching higher and higher levels of quality. This paper, therefore, has the following objectives: a) to define the limits of this Hypercomplex (and Interconnected) Society by analysing its risks and implications; b) to propose a hypothetical “New Humanism” for this civilization, a kind of humanism whose main concern is not technique, but “the Person”...