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The End of the World: The Science and Ethics of Human Extinction

John Leslie - Nature - 1998 - 310 pages
Are we in imminent danger of extinction? Yes, we probably are, argues John Leslie in his chilling account of the dangers facing the human race as we approach the second ...
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The Mind of Society: From a Fruitful Analogy of Minsky to a Prodigious Idea ...

Yvon Provenšal - Philosophy - 1998 - 111 pages
This book brings together the ideas of theoretician Marvin Minsky and philosopher Pierre Teilhard de Chardin. Provencal's theory inverts Minsky's "society of the mind" into the ...
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The Internet Galaxy: Reflections on the Internet, Business, and Society

Manuel Castells - Business & Economics - 2002 - 304 pages
Castells helps us understand how the Internet came into being and how it is affecting every area of human life. This guide reveals the Internet's huge capacity to liberate, but ...
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Astrofuturism: Science, Race, and Visions of Utopia in Space

De Witt Douglas Kilgore - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 294 pages
Astrofuturism: Science, Race, and Visions of Utopia in Space is the first full-scale analysis of an aesthetic, scientific, and political movement that sought the amelioration ...
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Robot: Mere Machine to Transcendent Mind

Hans Moravec - Computers - 2000 - 227 pages
Moravec predicts a near-future in which robots will not only attain human levels of intelligence, they will also first displace human workers and then completely supplant humanity.
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Post-Industrial Lives: Roles and Relationships in the 21st Century

Jerald Hage, Charles Powers - Psychology - 1992 - 248 pages
The move from an industrial to a post-industrial society has been documented by many, as has the impact of this new order on the macro-level institutions of society ...
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Hope: New Philosophies for Change

Mary Zournazi - Philosophy - 2002 - 288 pages
First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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New Pioneers: The Back-to-the-land Movement and the Search for a Sustainable ...

Jeffrey Jacob - Social Science - 1997 - 262 pages
&"[P]ractically everyone I know is nursing fantasies about escaping the life they're trapped in and creating one that makes more sense,&" writes the editor of Utne Reader in a ...
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The Fabric of the Future: Women Visionaries of Today Illuminate the Path to ...

Mary Jane Ryan, Patrice Wynne, Ken Wilber - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2000 - 460 pages
A collection of thoughts on the future by female visionariesscientists, philosophers, and psychospiritual writersincludes contributions from Jean Houston, Joanna Macy, Sue ...
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With Oil in Their Lamps: Faith, Feminism, and the Future

Sandra Marie Schneiders - Religion - 2000 - 143 pages
"In this millennial Madeleva Lecture, Sandra Schneiders takes a long and clarifying look at feminism - both its impact on the past and its promise for the future. She explores ...
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