Preserving Life


Max More, Ph.D.

Max More, Ph.D.

Ambassador & President Emeritus at Alcor Life Extension Foundation.

Max More, PhD, is a strategic philosopher recognized for his thinking on the philosophical and cultural implications of emerging technologies. His contributions include founding the philosophy of transhumanism, authoring the transhumanist philosophy of extropy, and co-founding Extropy Institute, an organization crucial in building the transhumanist movement since 1990. He is the Ambassador and President Emeritus of Alcor Life Extension, after serving as CEO and President from 2011 to 2020. His knowledge of economics and politics brought caused him to develope the “Proactionary Principle”, a tool for making smarter decisions about advanced technologies. Max received a Doctorate in Philosophy in 1995 from the University of Southern California after completing a degree in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics from Oxford University.


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