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Encyclopedia of Artificial Intelligence by
Publication Date: 2008-07-31
The Encyclopedia of Artificial Intelligence is a comprehensive and in-depth reference to the most recent developments in the field covering theoretical developments, techniques, technologies, and applications of systems using intelligent characteristics for adaptability, automation learning, classification, prediction, and even artistic creation,among others.
Ethics, science, technology, and engineering : a global resource by
Publication Date: 2015
This work considers both the professional ethics of science and technology, and the ethical and political issues raised by science and technology in an increasingly complex and global society. Includes articles on related materials such as Artificial Intelligence, Cybernetics, and Robotics.
The Cambridge Companion to Literature and the Posthuman by
Publication Date: 2017-01-07
The Cambridge Companion to Literature and the Posthuman is the first work of its kind to gather diverse critical treatments of the posthuman and posthumanism together in a single volume. Fifteen scholars from six different countries address the historical and aesthetic dimensions of posthuman figures alongside posthumanism as a new paradigm in the critical humanities. The three parts and their chapters trace the history of the posthuman in literature and other media, including film and video games, and identify major political, philosophical, and techno-scientific issues raised in the literary and cinematic narratives of the posthuman and posthumanist discourses. The volume surveys the key works, primary modes, and critical theories engaged by depictions of the posthuman and discussions about posthumanism.
The Cambridge Companion to Frankenstein by
Call Number: PR5397.F73 C36 2016
Publication Date: 2016-08-25
The Cambridge Companion to Frankenstein consists of sixteen original essays on Mary Shelley's novel by leading scholars, providing an invaluable introduction to Frankenstein and its various critical contexts. Theoretically informed but accessibly written, this volume relates Frankenstein to various social, literary, scientific and historical contexts, and outlines how critical theories such as ecocriticism, posthumanism, and queer theory generate new and important discussion in illuminating ways.
The Routledge Companion to Science Fiction by
Publication Date: 2009-03-30
The Routledge Companion to Science Fiction is a comprehensive overview of the history and study of science fiction. It outlines major writers, movements, and texts in the genre, established critical approaches and areas for future study.
Encyclopedia of Applied Ethics by
Publication Date: 2011-11-11
The Encyclopedia of Applied Ethics, Second Edition addresses both the physiological and the psychological aspects of human behavior. Several disciplines may be involved in applied ethics: one branch of applied ethics, for example, bioethics, is commonly explicated in terms of ethical, legal, social, and philosophical issues.
Encyclopedia of Science Fiction
Includes entries on science fiction authors, themes, media, and culture. Not a scholarly treatment, but does make comparisons between related science fiction works and themes.
AccessScience (McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, 10th ed.)
Includes The McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology 10th edition, McGraw-Hill Yearbooks of Science & Technology, McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, and the Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientific Biography.
OED Online (Oxford English Dictionary)
Considered the most authoritative and comprehensive English language dictionary in the world. Includes information on the English language, its history, and the social, cultural, and political influences that have shaped the language through the centuries.
Full-text of hundreds of dictionaries and other reference works in the humanities and social sciences, published by Oxford University Press.