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Mind Children: The Future of Robot and Human Intelligence

Hans Moravec - Computers - 1988 - 214 pages
Arguing that within the next fifty years machines will equal humans not only in reasoning power but also in their ability to perceive, interact with, and change their ...
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Universes

John Leslie - Philosophy - 1996 - 228 pages
This volume is a comprehensive collection of critical essays on The Taming of the Shrew, and includes extensive discussions of the play's various printed versions and its ...
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The Life and Death of Planet Earth: How the New Science of Astrobiology ...

Peter D. Ward, Donald Brownlee - Science - 2004 - 256 pages
Draws on current findings in astrobiology to chart the story of the second half of the planet Earth's life, predicting that the process of planetary evolution will effectively ...
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Naming and Necessity

Saul A. Kripke - Philosophy - 1980 - 172 pages
If there is such a thing as essential reading in metaphysics or in philosophy of language, this is it. Ever since the publication of its original version, Naming and Necessity ...
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The end of the world: a history

Otto Friedrich - History - 1986 - 384 pages
Accounts of the apocalyptic endings of previous civilizations, cultures, and peoples--from the sack of Rome to Auschwitz--form an inquiry into disaster, atrocity and resilience
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The Nemesis Affair: A Story of the Death of Dinosaurs and the Ways of Science

David M. Raup - Nature - 1999 - 228 pages
An examination of the theory of Nemesis, a star closely orbiting the sun which could disrupt the orbits of billions of comets, becomes an exploration of how science works and ...
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The End of the world

Eric S. Rabkin, Martin Harry Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander - Fiction - 1983 - 204 pages
Analyzes the treatment of the theme of the world's destruction in the science fiction writings of authors, such as H.G. Wells, Kurt Vonnegut, and James Blish
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The New Quantum Universe

Anthony J. G. Hey, Patrick Walters - Science - 2003 - 357 pages
Introduction to quantum physics for the general reader.
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