Terminator and Philosophy: I'll Be Back, Therefore I Am

Terminator and Philosophy: I'll Be Back, Therefore I Am

William Irwin, Kevin S. Decker

A well timed ebook that makes use of technology fiction to impress mirrored image and dialogue on philosophical issues

From the character of brain to the ethics of AI and neural enhancement, technological know-how fiction idea experiments hearth the philosophical mind's eye, encouraging us to imagine outdoors of the field approximately vintage philosophical difficulties or even to check new ones. technological know-how Fiction and Philosophy explores puzzles approximately digital fact, transhumanism, no matter if time go back and forth is feasible, the character of man-made intelligence, and themes in neuroethics, between different well timed concerns. This thought-provoking quantity is acceptable for college kids and common readers but in addition examines new and extra complex subject matters of curiosity to pro philosophers and scientists.

Susan Schneider (Hometown TK) is Assistant Professor within the division of philosophy on the college of Pennsylvania and an Affiliated school Member on the Institutes for study in Cognitive technology and heart for Cognitive Neuroscience.

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