Science Fiction and Philosophy : From Time Travel to Superintelligence, Paperback / softback Book

Science Fiction and Philosophy : From Time Travel to Superintelligence Paperback / softback

Edited by Susan Schneider

Paperback / softback

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Featuring numerous updates and enhancements, Science Fiction and Philosophy, 2nd Edition, presents a collection of readings that utilize concepts developed from science fiction to explore a variety of classic and contemporary philosophical issues. * Uses science fiction to address a series of classic and contemporary philosophical issues, including many raised by recent scientific developments * Explores questions relating to transhumanism, brain enhancement, time travel, the nature of the self, and the ethics of artificial intelligence * Features numerous updates to the popular and highly acclaimed first edition, including new chapters addressing the cutting-edge topic of the technological singularity * Draws on a broad range of science fiction s more familiar novels, films, and TV series, including I, Robot, The Hunger Games, The Matrix, Star Trek, Blade Runner, and Brave New World * Provides a gateway into classic philosophical puzzles and topics informed by the latest technology