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Imagined worlds

Author: Freeman J Dyson
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London, England : Harvard University Press, 1997.
Series: Jerusalem-Harvard lectures.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chapters have such headings as: Stories, Science, Technology, Evolution, and Ethics.
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Genre/Form: Miscellanea
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dyson, Freeman J.
Imagined worlds
(OCoLC)988741741
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Freeman J Dyson
ISBN: 0674539087 9780674539082
OCLC Number: 35262269
Notes: "Sponsored by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Harvard University Press"--Page [i].
Description: 216 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm.
Contents: Stories --
Science --
Technology --
Evolution --
Ethics.
Series Title: Jerusalem-Harvard lectures.
Responsibility: Freeman Dyson.

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How might we mitigate the evil consequences of technology and enhance the good? Using hypothetical and genuine examples of the advancement of science and technology (past, present and future), the  Read more...

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