Terminator and Philosophy

Terminator and Philosophy

I'll Be Back, Therefore I Am

Book - 2009
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A timely book that uses science fiction to provoke reflectionand discussion on philosophical issues

From the nature of mind to the ethics of AI and neuralenhancement, science fiction thought experiments fire thephilosophical imagination, encouraging us to think outside of thebox about classic philosophical problems and even to envision newones. Science Fiction and Philosophy explores puzzles about virtualreality, transhumanism, whether time travel is possible, the natureof artificial intelligence, and topics in neuroethics, among othertimely issues. This thought-provoking volume is suitable forstudents and general readers but also examines new and moreadvanced topics of interest to seasoned philosophers andscientists.

Susan Schneider (Hometown TK) is Assistant Professor in thedepartment of philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania and anAffiliated Faculty Member at the Institutes for Research inCognitive Science and Center for Cognitive Neuroscience.

Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, c2009.
ISBN: 9780470447987
0470447982
Branch Call Number: 791.4375 TERMINA
Characteristics: vii, 294 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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