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The Resource The robot's rebellion : finding meaning in the age of Darwin, Keith E. Stanovich, (electronic book)

The robot's rebellion : finding meaning in the age of Darwin, Keith E. Stanovich, (electronic book)

Label
The robot's rebellion : finding meaning in the age of Darwin
Title
The robot's rebellion
Title remainder
finding meaning in the age of Darwin
Statement of responsibility
Keith E. Stanovich
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The idea that we might be robots is no longer the stuff of science fiction; decades of research in evolutionary biology and cognitive science have led many esteemed scientists to the conclusion that, according to the precepts of universal Darwinism, humans are merely the hosts for two replicators (genes and memes) that have no interest in us except as conduits for replication. Richard Dawkins, for example, jolted us into realizing that we are just survival mechanisms for our own genes, sophisticated robots in service of huge colonies of replicators to whom concepts of rationality, intelligence
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
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Stanovich, Keith E.
Dewey number
128
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BD450
LC item number
.S725 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Philosophical anthropology
  • Evolutionary psychology
  • Meaning (Philosophy)
Label
The robot's rebellion : finding meaning in the age of Darwin, Keith E. Stanovich, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-344) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10433765
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xvi, 358 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780226770895
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The robot's rebellion : finding meaning in the age of Darwin, Keith E. Stanovich, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-344) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10433765
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xvi, 358 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780226770895
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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