Erewhon

Erewhon

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by Samuel Butler
     
 

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In the strange country of Erewhon, sick people are imprisoned while criminals are treated for sickness. Machines are are considered too dangerous to use. This subtle satire of Victorian society is still as thought-provoking and entertaining as when it was first written.

Butler was the first to write about the possibility that machines might develop

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In the strange country of Erewhon, sick people are imprisoned while criminals are treated for sickness. Machines are are considered too dangerous to use. This subtle satire of Victorian society is still as thought-provoking and entertaining as when it was first written.

Butler was the first to write about the possibility that machines might develop consciousness by Darwinian Selection.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013249257
Publisher:
Seven Treasures Publications
Publication date:
10/27/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
512 KB

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Erewhon 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The book is fine, but I ordered a Penguin used copy and did NOT receive a Penguin. It's a great book, but be careful when ordering from individual sellers.