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Schneider, Susan

Science Fiction and Philosophy: From Time Travel to Superintelligence

Schneider, Susan - Science Fiction and Philosophy: From Time Travel to Superintelligence, ebook

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A timely volume that uses science fiction as a springboard to meaningful philosophical discussions, especially at points of contact between science fiction and new scientific developments.


  • Raises questions and examines timely themes concerning the nature of the mind, time travel, artificial intelligence, neural enhancement, free will, the nature of persons, transhumanism, virtual reality, and neuroethics

  • Draws on a broad range of books, films and television series, including The Matrix, Star Trek, Blade Runner, Frankenstein, Brave New World, The Time Machine, and Back to the Future

  • Considers the classic philosophical puzzles that appeal to the general reader, while also exploring new topics of interest to the more seasoned academic

Keywords: philosophy,  , nature of the mind, time travel, artificial intelligence, neural enhancement, free will, the nature of persons, transhumanism, virtual reality, neuroethics

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
368 pages
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781444327908
Printed ISBN
9781405149075

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