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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, e-bok

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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

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

Författare
Utgivare
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Utgivningsår
2010
Språk
en
Utgåva
1
Sidantal
368 sidor
Kategori
Filosofi
Format
E-bok
eISBN (ePUB)
9781444327908
Tryckt ISBN
9781405149075

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