Wiley-Blackwell (2009)

Susan Schneider
Florida Atlantic University
A timely volume that uses science fiction as a springboard to meaningful philosophical discussions, especially at points of contact between science fiction and new scientific developments. Raises questions and examines timely themes concerning the nature of the mind, time travel, artificial intelligence, neural enhancement, free will, the nature of persons, transhumanism, virtual reality, and neuroethics Draws on a broad range of books, films and television series, including _The Matrix, Star Trek, Blade Runner, Frankenstein, Brave New World, The Time Machine,_ and _Back to the Future_ Considers the classic philosophical puzzles that appeal to the general reader, while also exploring new topics of interest to the more seasoned academic
Keywords Science fiction Philosophy  Philosophy  Philosophy in literature
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Reprint years 2010, 2012
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Call number PN3433.6.S377 2009
ISBN(s) 9781444327908   9781444329162   9781405149075   9781405149068   1405149078   140514906X   9781118922613   1118922611   1444327909
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