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God in the Machine What Robots Teach Us about Humanity and God

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ISBN-10: 0525947663

ISBN-13: 9780525947660

Edition: 2004

Authors: Anne Foerst

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A provocative look at the theological implications of artificial intelligenceand the controversial questions raised by robotics about our very definition of humanityfrom the founder of MITs God and Computers Project Get ready to meet two remarkable characters, Cog and Kismet. They both enjoy working with others, theyre very attentive, have excellent learning skills, and, according to their colleagues, theyre very charming. And theyre both robots. From Hollywood to the halls of NASA, robots loom large in the popular imagination. But what feelings do these lifelike machines really provoke in us? In God in the Machine, Dr. Anne Foerst draws on her expertise as both a theologian and computer…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/16/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 224
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990

Introduction 1
Re-creating Ourselves
Embodied Science
Embodied Intelligence
Embodied Community
The Community of Human and Nonhuman Persons