Transhumans: Making Living Gods
Lecture 33 of 36Downloadable Audiobook - 2015
This Lecture: Prosthetics, eyeglasses, and other aids were once seen as less-than-ideal substitutes for normal human abilities. But now technology can enhance us well beyond what's considered normal. Examine the superhuman traits currently available and those on the drawing board. Has the era of the cyborg arrived? The Course: No subject is bigger than reality itself and nothing is more challenging to understand, since what counts as reality has been undergoing continual revision for centuries. The quest to pin down what's real is both philosophical and scientific. All Lectures: 1. Metaphysics and the Nature of Science 2. Defining Reality 3. Mathematics in Crisis 4. Special Relativity 5. General Relativity 6. Big Bang Cosmology 7. The Reality of Atoms 8. Quantum Mechanics 9. Quantum Field Theory 10. Chaos Theory 11. Dark Matter and Dark Energy 12. Grand Unified Theories 13. Quantum Consciousness 14. Defining Reality in the Life Sciences 15. Genes and Identity 16. The Birth of Psychology 17. Jung and the Behaviorists 18. The Rediscovery of the Mind 19. The Caring Brain 20. Brain and Self 21. Evolutionary Psychology 22. The Birth of Sociology 23. Competition and Cooperation 24. Race and Reality 25. Social Progress 26. The Reality of Money 27. The Origin of Life 28. Exoplanets and Extraterrestrial Life 29. Technology and Death 30. Cloning and Identity 31. Genetic Engineering 32. Medically Enhanced Humans 33. Transhumans: Making Living Gods 34. Artificial Intelligence 35. The Internet and Virtual Reality 36. Data Analytics
Publisher: [United States]: The Great Courses, 2015.
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (30 min.)) : digital. digital,digital recording data file
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