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Professor Richard Hanley faced the dilemma plaguing so many philosophy professors today—how to entice students into the classroom. Based upon his own successful course, Is Data Human presents a thoroughly unique and enjoyable way of introducing students to the basic concepts of philosophy as seen through the lens of Star Trek. From the nature of a person, of minds, and of consciousness, to ethics and morality, to the nature and extent of knowledge and free will, Hanley brings a fresh perspective to the contemporary debates concerning humankinds place in the world.Dare to boldly go where no philosophy professor has gone before—a classroom packed with eager and enthusiastic students.

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"Professor Richard Hanley faced the dilemma plaguing so many philosophy professors today—how to entice students into the classroom. Based upon his own successful course, Is Data Human presents a thorou"

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Richard Hanley is an assistant professor of philosophy at Central Michigan University. He has taught various Star Trek courses, including “A Star Trek Introduction to Philosophy” and “Philosophy of the Mind” using Star Trek episodes as examples.

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ISBN:
9780465045488
Author:
Hanley, Richard
Publisher:
Basic Books (AZ)
Author:
Hanley, Rick
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Television - General
Subject:
Metaphysics
Subject:
Star trek television programs
Subject:
Humanity
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
Film and Television-Reference
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
19980431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8 x 5.31 in 7 oz

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