Posthumanity / Edition 1

Posthumanity / Edition 1

by Brian Cooney
     
 

By the end of the 21st century humans could have increasingly bionic bodies with greatly enhanced brains and sensory organs. They could be spending their abundant leisure in a variety of richly detailed, stimulating worlds provided by virtual reality technology, while computers and robots of various kinds do their work for them. What should we think of this

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Overview

By the end of the 21st century humans could have increasingly bionic bodies with greatly enhanced brains and sensory organs. They could be spending their abundant leisure in a variety of richly detailed, stimulating worlds provided by virtual reality technology, while computers and robots of various kinds do their work for them. What should we think of this prospect?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742532939
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
04/01/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.48(w) x 8.92(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

Part 2 1 Reality Chapter 3 The Pathos of the Senses Chapter 4 Liberation from the Cave Chapter 5 Descartes' Meditation Chapter 6 The Demon as Evil Scientist Chapter 7 Levels of Reality Part 8 2 Mind Chapter 9 Planet AI: The First Day Chapter 10 The Imitation Game Chapter 11 Can Machines Think? A Nano Response Chapter 12 Scientism Chapter 13 E.T. and Alien Part 14 3 Embodiment Chapter 15 The Flow of Time Chapter 16 An Enchanted Space Chapter 17 Descartes' Sailor Chapter 18 Our Mammalian Brain Chapter 19 Fear and Loathing Chapter 20 The Endgame of Multicellularity Part 21 4 Posthumanity Chapter 22 Planet AI: The Second Day Chapter 23 Planet AI: The Third Day Chapter 24 Planet AI:The Fourth Day

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