Reading Time: 4 minutes Transhumanists predict that science will enable us to free our minds from bodily constraints. But these ideas actually date back to the 18th century.
Author name: Henry-James Meiring
Henry-James Meiring is a registered clinical psychologist and a doctoral candidate in the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the University of Queensland. Research interests include psychoanalysis, evolutionary science, and the psychology of religion. His article "Thomas Robert Malthus, Naturalist of the Mind" was awarded the Annals of Science Best Paper Prize for 2019.