Science Fiction and Philosophy: From Time Travel to Superintelligence

Science Fiction and Philosophy: From Time Travel to Superintelligence

Susan Schneider


that includes a variety of updates and improvements, Science Fiction and Philosophy, second Edition, provides a suite of readings that make the most of strategies constructed from technology fiction to discover a number of vintage and modern philosophical issues.

  • Uses technological know-how fiction to deal with a sequence of vintage and modern philosophical matters, together with many raised through fresh medical developments
  • Explores questions in relation to transhumanism, mind enhancement, time trip, the character of the self, and the ethics of synthetic intelligence
  • Features a number of updates to the preferred and hugely acclaimed first version, together with new chapters addressing the state of the art subject of the technological singularity
  • Draws on a large diversity of technology fiction’s extra general novels, motion pictures, and television sequence, together with I, Robot, The starvation Games, The Matrix, Star Trek, Blade Runner, and Brave New World
  • Provides a gateway into vintage philosophical puzzles and themes trained via the newest technology

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