transhumanism

[ trans-hyoo-muh-niz-uh m or, often, ‐yoo‐, tranz‐ ]
/ trænsˈhyu məˌnɪz əm or, often, ‐ˈyu‐, trænz‐ /

noun

a philosophy that explores human transcendence above or beyond organic, corporeal limitations through technological and philosophical evolution.

Origin of transhumanism

First recorded in 1955–60; trans- + humanism

Related forms

trans·hu·man, adjective
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