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Are You a Machine?: The Brain, the Mind, and What It Means to Be Human

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Can conscious machines be created, and if so, what does that imply for being human? Extending a paper written in high school, Sternberg (neuroscience and philosophy major, Brandeis U.) offers an accessible introduction to the philosophical issues surrounding such questions. Through interesting thought experiments and examples, he defends his negative position. Photos include a cute furry robot, and a chess champion being defeated by IBM's Deep Blue computer. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Eliezer J. Sternberg (Williamsville, NY) is a student at Brandeis University majoring in neuroscience and philosophy.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781591024835
Author:
Sternberg, Eliezer J.
Publisher:
Humanity Books
Illustrator:
Balke, Shannan
Author:
Balke, Shannon
Subject:
Mind & Body
Subject:
Human beings
Subject:
Philosophical anthropology
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Subject:
Metaphysics
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20070831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Y
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
9.00x6.11x.36 in. .51 lbs.

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