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Is Data Human?: Or, the Metaphysics of Star Trekby Richard Hanley
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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.
"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"
About the Author
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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