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Beyond humanity

cyberevolution and future minds

by Gregory S. Paul

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Charles River Media, Inc. in Rockland, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Artificial intelligence,
  • Cybernetics,
  • Computers,
  • Computers and civilization,
  • Technology -- Social aspects,
  • Civilization, Modern -- 20th century -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 467-477) and index.

    Statementby Gregory S. Paul & Earl Cox.
    ContributionsCox, Earl.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ335 .P375 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 487 p. :
    Number of Pages487
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL437743M
    ISBN 101886801215
    LC Control Number98147701
    OCLC/WorldCa35950812

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