Technohumanity: Films as a Lens for Examining How Humans and Technology Co-shape the World
Utilizing a postphenomenological lens, in this study, I analyze Human Security Era (1990s–2010s), techno-futurist films as case studies to explore how humans and technology can and do co-shape a more harmonious world, resulting in TechnoHumanity. To build a techno-humane world, humans must find a way to spur technological innovation and advancement, embedding ethics in design to avoid a dystopian path to dehumanization. Films, and specifically the content or text of the films, provide case studies for a postphenomenological analysis to explore designed, in-design, and future technologies and their interrelationship with humanity.
Philosophy of Science|Philosophy|Film studies
Buffington, Chelsea, "Technohumanity: Films as a Lens for Examining How Humans and Technology Co-shape the World" (2018). Doctoral Dissertations. AAI10808905.