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Professor Caroline
University of Wyoming

“The Humanities in a
Post-Human Future:
Iain M. Banks’s
Theory of Mind”

Tuesday 24 November 2015
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

The Robert Burns Room
The Scottish Parliament,
Holyrood, Edinburgh

Sponsored by Jean Urquhart MSP

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We race upon the post-human. And we fear it. Will humanity someday cease to know itself? Professor Caroline McCracken-Flesher (University of Wyoming) discusses how Iain Banks poses and addresses this troubling future. In Banks’s Culture novels, he stands heir to an enlightened Scotland. For Banks, Mind reinvents the human.


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Staff: Duncan Jones
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Department of Scottish Literature
University of Glasgow
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Last updated 17 November 2015.