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Science Fiction and Philosophy: From Time Travel to Superintelligence

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ISBN-10: 1118922611

ISBN-13: 9781118922613

Edition: 2016

Authors: Susan Schneider

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Featuring numerous updates and enhancements, Science Fiction and Philosophy, 2nd Edition, presents a collection of readings that utilize concepts developed from science fiction to explore a variety of classic and contemporary philosophical issues. Uses science fiction to address a series of classic and contemporary philosophical issues, including many raised by recent scientific developments Explores questions relating to transhumanism, brain enhancement, time travel, the nature of the self, and the ethics of artificial intelligence Features numerous updates to the popular and highly acclaimed first edition, including new chapters addressing the cutting-edge topic of the technological singularity Draws on a broad range of science fiction’s more familiar novels, films, and TV series, including I, Robot, The Hunger Games, The Matrix, Star Trek, Blade Runner, and Brave New World Provides a gateway into classic philosophical puzzles and topics informed by the latest technology
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Book details

List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 440
Size: 4.00" wide x 6.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English