Human extinction is the destruction of all members of the species Homo sapiens.

In Toby Ord's typology, human extinction constitutes one of the three main types of existential catastrophe (Ord 2020).

Bibliography

Bostrom, Nick (2002) Existential risks: Analyzing human extinction scenarios and related hazards, Journal of evolution and technology, vol. 9.
The section “Assessing the Probability of Existential Risks” discusses methods of estimating the probability of human extinction....

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