Stefan Lorenz Sorgner

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Stefan Sorgner

Stefan Lorenz Sorgner is a lecturer in medical ethics at the University of Erlangen-Nuernberg, Germany and a Fellow of the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies. He studied philosophy at King’s College/University of London (BA), the University of Durham (MA), the University of Giessen and the University of Jena (Dr. phil.). In recent years, he taught at the Universities of Jena (Germany), Erfurt (Germany) and Klagenfurt (Austria). His main fields of research are Nietzsche, the philosophy of music, bioethics and meta-, post- and transhumanism.

Sorgner is a member of the advisory board of the Encyclopedia of Anthropology (Sage) and of the editorial boards of the Encyclopedias of Time (Sage), the Handbook of 21st Century Anthropology (Sage), the journals Anthropologia Integra and the Journal of Evolution and Technology. He edits two book series: Beyond Humanism: Trans- and Posthumanism/Jenseits des Humanismus: Trans- und Posthumanismus for Peter Lang Publishing, and Musikphilosophie for Alber Verlag.