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Au Péril De L Humain Les Promesses Suicidaires Des Transhumanistes

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La vraie nature de la bête humaine

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Nous sommes parents avec toutes les bêtes. Mais qu’est-ce qui distingue réellement l’animal humain des autres espèces ? Dans le monde vivant, la sé ...

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  • Editeur: Éditions MultiMondes
  • ISBN: 2897731729
  • Genre: Science
  • Nombre de pages: 228
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Nous sommes parents avec toutes les bêtes. Mais qu’est-ce qui distingue réellement l’animal humain des autres espèces ? Dans le monde vivant, la sélection naturelle est le moteur de l’évolution ; il n’en est pas tout à fait ainsi pour l’Homo sapiens d’aujourd’hui. Contrairement aux autres espèces, les mammifères humains que nous sommes sont motivés par la recherche du plaisir et s’adonnent à des activités inutiles à leur survie ou à leur reproduction. Nous sommes emballés par les voyages touristiques, profondément émus par la musique, captivés par les performances sportives; de plus, nous nous projetons constamment dans l’avenir et nous aspirons à vivre librement en montrant une remarquable capacité à faire des choix dans tous les domaines. Au fil de nombreuses lectures et de multiples observations, le biologiste Cyrille Barrette nous propose une réflexion originale qui nous aide à comprendre le propre de notre existence.


Destination Sciences Po - Concours commun IEP 2021 - Le secret - Révolutions

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Le manuel de référence La méthodologie détaillée de la dissertation Le cours complet sur les deux thèmes Une approche multidisciplinaire : histoire, ...

  • L'auteur : Grégory Bozonnet,Pascal Bernard,Nicolas Dewerdt,Alexandre Freu,Jules Vidal
  • Editeur: Armand Colin
  • ISBN: 2200630212
  • Genre: Study Aids
  • Nombre de pages: 272
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Le manuel de référence La méthodologie détaillée de la dissertation Le cours complet sur les deux thèmes Une approche multidisciplinaire : histoire, sociologie, droit, relations internationales, sciences politiques, sciences humaines... 6 sujets corrigés 100 auteurs clés et 20 citations 20 exemples de dissertations Préparez-vous à l’épreuve de questions contemporaines IEP d’Aix-en-Provence IEP de Lille IEP de Lyon IEP de Rennes IEP de Saint-Germain-en-Laye IEP de Strasbourg IEP de Toulouse


La simulation numérique

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La modélisation numérique s’impose comme une technique d’importance majeure. Elle participe fortement à l’innovation du secteur industriel en rép ...

  • L'auteur : Jean-François Sigrist
  • Editeur: ISTE Group
  • ISBN: 1784055336
  • Genre: Engineering
  • Nombre de pages: 334
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: La modélisation numérique s’impose comme une technique d’importance majeure. Elle participe fortement à l’innovation du secteur industriel en répondant aux objectifs de maîtrise des risques techniques et de performance économique. Si les cursus d’ingénieurs intègrent aujourd’hui des formations qui lui sont dédiées, la simulation numérique reste cependant peu connue de certains secteurs économiques, et moins encore du grand public. Elle change pourtant la pratique de nombreuses disciplines scientifiques et dialogue avec l’informatique, la science des données et l’intelligence artificielle. Agrémenté d’une riche iconographie, d’exemples concrets et d’entretiens, cet ouvrage didactique examine les principes et les enjeux de la simulation numérique, cet « art de la prédiction » mal connu.


Gelingendes Sterben

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Wie ist menschliches Sterben verfasst? Was können wir über den Tod wissen? Mit welchen besonderen Herausforderungen werden wir in unserem Streben nach ei ...

  • L'auteur : Olivia Mitscherlich-Schönherr
  • Editeur: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • ISBN: 3110598760
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Nombre de pages: 359
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Wie ist menschliches Sterben verfasst? Was können wir über den Tod wissen? Mit welchen besonderen Herausforderungen werden wir in unserem Streben nach einem gelingenden Leben durch den bald bevorstehenden Tod konfrontiert? Diese und ähnliche Fragen sind Gegenstand des interdisziplinär angelegten Bandes. Der Band nimmt sich damit einem – in der zeitgenössischen Ethik weitestgehend vernachlässigten – Aspekt des Gelingens menschlichen Lebens an.


Mutações

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Com a ascensão da extrema-direita em vários países do mundo, pensadores refletem sobre o significado dos termos fascismo e totalitarismo na contemporane ...

  • L'auteur : Adauto Novaes
  • Editeur: Edições Sesc SP
  • ISBN: 6586111412
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Nombre de pages: 480
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Com a ascensão da extrema-direita em vários países do mundo, pensadores refletem sobre o significado dos termos fascismo e totalitarismo na contemporaneidade, e também sobre como as democracias são corroídas por práticas populistas.


Educação ou barbárie?

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Não há, hoje, uma pedagogia "contemporânea", que seria equivalente ao que foram as pedagogias "tradicionais" ou "novas". Elas ofereciam um tipo de homem ...

  • L'auteur : Bernard Charlot
  • Editeur: Cortez Editora
  • ISBN: 6555550279
  • Genre: Education
  • Nombre de pages: 312
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Não há, hoje, uma pedagogia "contemporânea", que seria equivalente ao que foram as pedagogias "tradicionais" ou "novas". Elas ofereciam um tipo de homem para educar, uma proposta antropológica. Atualmente, o objetivo é: ter um bom trabalho mais tarde e melhorar a posição do país nas classificações internacionais. Isso não significa que não haja discursos novos: neuroeducação, cibercultura, transhumanismo. Mas eles se fundam em uma visão empobrecida e simplista do ser humano ou anunciam o fim próximo do Sapiens. Enquanto isso, cada pessoa tenta sobreviver como pode com seus filhos ou alunos e a lógica do desempenho e da concorrência devora nosso mundo. Tradução de Sandra Pina e Revisão técnica de Bernard Charlot.


Converging Technologies for Improving Human Performance

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M. C. Roco and W.S. Bainbridge In the early decades of the 21st century, concentrated efforts can unify science based on the unity of nature, thereby advan ...

  • L'auteur : William Sims Bainbridge
  • Editeur: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 9401703590
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Nombre de pages: 468
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: M. C. Roco and W.S. Bainbridge In the early decades of the 21st century, concentrated efforts can unify science based on the unity of nature, thereby advancing the combination of nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology, and new technologies based in cognitive science. With proper attention to ethical issues and societal needs, converging in human abilities, societal technologies could achieve a tremendous improvement outcomes, the nation's productivity, and the quality of life. This is a broad, cross cutting, emerging and timely opportunity of interest to individuals, society and humanity in the long term. The phrase "convergent technologies" refers to the synergistic combination of four major "NBIC" (nano-bio-info-cogno) provinces of science and technology, each of which is currently progressing at a rapid rate: (a) nanoscience and nanotechnology; (b) biotechnology and biomedicine, including genetic engineering; (c) information technology, including advanced computing and communications; (d) cognitive science, including cognitive neuroscience. Timely and Broad Opportunity. Convergence of diverse technologies is based on material unity at the nanoscale and on technology integration from that scale.


La mort de la mort

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La révolution de la vie ou comment la biotechnologie va bouleverser l’humanité. La génomique et les thérapies géniques, les cellules souches, la nan ...

  • L'auteur : Laurent Alexandre
  • Editeur: JC Lattès
  • ISBN: 2709637537
  • Genre: Literary Collections
  • Nombre de pages: 425
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: La révolution de la vie ou comment la biotechnologie va bouleverser l’humanité. La génomique et les thérapies géniques, les cellules souches, la nano-médecine, les nanotechnologies réparatrices, l’hybridation entre l’homme et la machine sont autant de technologies qui vont bouleverser en quelques générations tous nos rapports au monde. Il est aussi probable que l’espérance de vie doublera au minimum, au cours du XXIe siècle. Le face-à-face entre les bioconservateurs et les bioprogressistes va aller en s’amplifiant. De l’homme réparé à l’homme augmenté, il n’y a qu’un pas qui sera inévitablement franchi. Que deviendra notre système de retraites actuel quand l’espérance de vie atteindra cent quatre-vingts ans ? L’homme changera-t-il de nature ? Les religions seront-elles anéanties ou revivifiées ? La mort de la mort préfigure-t-elle la mort de Dieu ? Sans prendre parti, ce livre analyse le plus précisément et le plus clairement possible les termes du débat. Face à certaines évolutions inéluctables il est encore possible de choisir certaines options. Voyage au cœur des laboratoires où se préparent des révolutions scientifiques imminentes ; voyage au cœur des lobbies qui souhaitent accélérer ou stopper ces fantastiques expériences. Voyage dans le monde politique qui tente de comprendre les retombées éthiques et sociales de cette révolution de demain, le livre du Dr Laurent Alexandre nous offre un panorama vertigineux et passionnant d’enjeux fondamentaux car nous sommes à la veille d’un bouleversement qui fera passer l’ensemble des progrès médicaux du XXe siècle pour des micro-événements.


A People's History of Science

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We all know the history of science that we learned from grade school textbooks: How Galileo used his telescope to show that the earth was not the center of ...

  • L'auteur : Clifford D. Conner
  • Editeur: Bold Type Books
  • ISBN: 0786737867
  • Genre: Science
  • Nombre de pages: 424
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: We all know the history of science that we learned from grade school textbooks: How Galileo used his telescope to show that the earth was not the center of the universe; how Newton divined gravity from the falling apple; how Einstein unlocked the mysteries of time and space with a simple equation. This history is made up of long periods of ignorance and confusion, punctuated once an age by a brilliant thinker who puts it all together. These few tower over the ordinary mass of people, and in the traditional account, it is to them that we owe science in its entirety. This belief is wrong. A People's History of Science shows how ordinary people participate in creating science and have done so throughout history. It documents how the development of science has affected ordinary people, and how ordinary people perceived that development. It would be wrong to claim that the formulation of quantum theory or the structure of DNA can be credited directly to artisans or peasants, but if modern science is likened to a skyscraper, then those twentieth-century triumphs are the sophisticated filigrees at its pinnacle that are supported by the massive foundation created by the rest of us.


The Creative Destruction of Medicine

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What if your cell phone could detect cancer cells circulating in your blood or warn you of an imminent heart attack? Mobile wireless digital devices, inclu ...

  • L'auteur : Eric Topol
  • Editeur: Basic Books
  • ISBN: 0465029345
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Nombre de pages: 320
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: What if your cell phone could detect cancer cells circulating in your blood or warn you of an imminent heart attack? Mobile wireless digital devices, including smartphones and tablets with seemingly limitless functionality, have brought about radical changes in our lives, providing hyper-connectivity to social networks and cloud computing. But the digital world has hardly pierced the medical cocoon. Until now. Beyond reading email and surfing the Web, we will soon be checking our vital signs on our phone. We can already continuously monitor our heart rhythm, blood glucose levels, and brain waves while we sleep. Miniature ultrasound imaging devices are replacing the icon of medicine--the stethoscope. DNA sequencing, Facebook, and the Watson supercomputer have already saved lives. For the first time we can capture all the relevant data from each individual to enable precision therapy, prevent major side effects of medications, and ultimately to prevent many diseases from ever occurring. And yet many of these digital medical innovations lie unused because of the medical community's profound resistance to change. In The Creative Destruction of Medicine, Eric Topol--one of the nation's top physicians and a leading voice on the digital revolution in medicine--argues that radical innovation and a true democratization of medical care are within reach, but only if we consumers demand it. We can force medicine to undergo its biggest shakeup in history. This book shows us the stakes--and how to win them.


The Art of Failure

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An exploration of why we play video games despite the fact that we are almost certain to feel unhappy when we fail at them. We may think of video games as ...

  • L'auteur : Jesper Juul
  • Editeur: MIT Press
  • ISBN: 0262313138
  • Genre: Games & Activities
  • Nombre de pages: 176
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: An exploration of why we play video games despite the fact that we are almost certain to feel unhappy when we fail at them. We may think of video games as being "fun," but in The Art of Failure, Jesper Juul claims that this is almost entirely mistaken. When we play video games, our facial expressions are rarely those of happiness or bliss. Instead, we frown, grimace, and shout in frustration as we lose, or die, or fail to advance to the next level. Humans may have a fundamental desire to succeed and feel competent, but game players choose to engage in an activity in which they are nearly certain to fail and feel incompetent. So why do we play video games even though they make us unhappy? Juul examines this paradox. In video games, as in tragic works of art, literature, theater, and cinema, it seems that we want to experience unpleasantness even if we also dislike it. Reader or audience reaction to tragedy is often explained as catharsis, as a purging of negative emotions. But, Juul points out, this doesn't seem to be the case for video game players. Games do not purge us of unpleasant emotions; they produce them in the first place. What, then, does failure in video game playing do? Juul argues that failure in a game is unique in that when you fail in a game, you (not a character) are in some way inadequate. Yet games also motivate us to play more, in order to escape that inadequacy, and the feeling of escaping failure (often by improving skills) is a central enjoyment of games. Games, writes Juul, are the art of failure: the singular art form that sets us up for failure and allows us to experience it and experiment with it. The Art of Failure is essential reading for anyone interested in video games, whether as entertainment, art, or education.


The Politics of Virtue

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Two expert authors combine a compelling critique of contemporary liberalism with post-liberal alternatives in politics, the economy, culture and internatio ...

  • L'auteur : John Milbank,Adrian Pabst
  • Editeur: Rowman & Littlefield
  • ISBN: 1783486503
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Nombre de pages: 368
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Two expert authors combine a compelling critique of contemporary liberalism with post-liberal alternatives in politics, the economy, culture and international affairs, to provide the fullest account so far of the post-liberal alternative in Western politics.


Inventing Iron Man

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If you’ve ever wondered whether you have what it takes to be the ultimate human-machine hero, then this book is for you. ...

  • L'auteur : E. Paul Zehr
  • Editeur: JHU Press
  • ISBN: 1421404885
  • Genre: Science
  • Nombre de pages: 224
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: If you’ve ever wondered whether you have what it takes to be the ultimate human-machine hero, then this book is for you.


The Transhumanist Reader

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The first authoritative and comprehensive survey of the originsand current state of transhumanist thinking The rapid pace of emerging technologies is playi ...

  • L'auteur : Max More,Natasha Vita-More
  • Editeur: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118555996
  • Genre: Medical
  • Nombre de pages: 480
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: The first authoritative and comprehensive survey of the originsand current state of transhumanist thinking The rapid pace of emerging technologies is playing anincreasingly important role in overcoming fundamental humanlimitations. Featuring core writings by seminal thinkers in thespeculative possibilities of the posthuman condition, essaysaddress key philosophical arguments for and against humanenhancement, explore the inevitability of life extension, andconsider possible solutions to the growing issues of social andethical implications and concerns. Edited by the internationallyacclaimed founders of the philosophy and social movement oftranshumanism, The Transhumanist Reader is an indispensableguide to our current state of knowledge of the quest to expand thefrontiers of human nature.


For a meaningful artificial intelligence

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  • L'auteur : Cédric Villani,Yann Bonnet,marc schoenauer,charly berthet,francois levin,anne charlotte cornut,Bertrand Rondepierre
  • Editeur: Conseil national du numérique
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  • Nombre de pages: 152
  • Langue: French/English
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Our Posthuman Future

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Is a baby whose personality has been chosen from a gene supermarket still a human? If we choose what we create what happens to morality? Is this the end of ...

  • L'auteur : Francis Fukuyama
  • Editeur: Profile Books
  • ISBN: 1847653707
  • Genre: Science
  • Nombre de pages: N.A
  • Langue: French/English
  • Vues: 496
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Détails: Is a baby whose personality has been chosen from a gene supermarket still a human? If we choose what we create what happens to morality? Is this the end of human nature? The dramatic advances in DNA technology over the last few years are the stuff of science fiction. It is now not only possible to clone human beings it is happening. For the first time since the creation of the earth four billion years ago, or the emergence of mankind 10 million years ago, people will be able to choose their children's' sex, height, colour, personality traits and intelligence. It will even be possible to create 'superhumans' by mixing human genes with those of other animals for extra strength or longevity. But is this desirable? What are the moral and political consequences? Will it mean anything to talk about 'human nature' any more? Is this the end of human beings? Our Posthuman Future is a passionate analysis of the greatest political and moral problem ever to face the human race.


Oil, Power, and War

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"Auzanneau has created a towering telling of a dark and dangerous addiction.”—Nature In this sweeping, unabashed history of oil, Matthieu Auzanneau tak ...

  • L'auteur : Matthieu Auzanneau
  • Editeur: Chelsea Green Publishing
  • ISBN: 1603587446
  • Genre: History
  • Nombre de pages: 672
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: "Auzanneau has created a towering telling of a dark and dangerous addiction.”—Nature In this sweeping, unabashed history of oil, Matthieu Auzanneau takes a fresh, thought-provoking look at the way oil interests have commandeered politics and economies, changed cultures, disrupted power balances across the globe, and spawned wars. He upends commonly held assumptions about key political and financial events of the past 150 years, and he sheds light on what our oil-constrained and eventually post-oil future might look like. Oil, Power, and War follows the oil industry from its heyday when the first oil wells were drilled to the quest for new sources as old ones dried up. It traces the rise of the Seven Sisters and other oil cartels and exposes oil’s key role in the crises that have shaped our times: two world wars, the Cold War, the Great Depression, Bretton Woods, the 2008 financial crash, oil shocks, wars in the Middle East, the race for Africa’s oil riches, and more. And it defines the oil-born trends shaping our current moment, such as the jockeying for access to Russia’s vast oil resources, the search for extreme substitutes for declining conventional oil, the rise of terrorism, and the changing nature of economic growth. We meet a long line of characters from John D. Rockefeller to Dick Cheney and Rex Tillerson, and hear lesser-known stories like how New York City taxes were once funneled directly to banks run by oil barons. We see how oil and power, once they became inextricably linked, drove actions of major figures like Churchill, Roosevelt, Stalin, Hitler, Kissinger, and the Bushes. We also learn the fascinating backstory sparked by lesser-known but key personalities such as Calouste Gulbenkian, Abdullah al-Tariki, and Marion King Hubbert, the once-silenced oil industry expert who warned his colleagues that oil production was facing its peak. Oil, Power, and War is a story of the dreams and hubris that spawned an era of economic chaos, climate change, war, and terrorism—as well as an eloquent framing from which to consider our options as our primary source of power, in many ways irreplaceable, grows ever more constrained. Oil, Power, and War was originally published in France as Or Noir. It was translated from the original French by John F. Reynolds and published in collaboration with the Post Carbon Institute. PCI generously funded the translation and helped bring the entire project to fruition, including the foreword by Richard Heinberg and a technical review.


The Kindly Ones

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“Oh my human brothers, let me tell you how it happened.” Dr. Max Aue, the man at the heart of Jonathan Littell’s stunning and controversial novel The ...

  • L'auteur : Jonathan Littell
  • Editeur: Emblem Editions
  • ISBN: 1551993643
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 992
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: “Oh my human brothers, let me tell you how it happened.” Dr. Max Aue, the man at the heart of Jonathan Littell’s stunning and controversial novel The Kindly Ones, personifies the evils of the Second World War and the Holocaust. Highly educated and cultured, he was an ambitious SS officer, a Nazi and mass murderer who was in the upper echelons of the Third Reich. He tells us of his experience during the war. He was present at Auschwitz and Babi Yar, witnessed the battle of Stalingrad, and survived the fall of Berlin — receiving a medal from Hitler personally in the last days of Nazi Germany. Long after the war, he is living a comfortable bourgeois life in France, married with two children, managing a lace factory. And now, having evaded justice, he speaks out, giving a precise and accurate record of his life. The tone of his account is detached, lapidary, and for the most part unrepentant, whether he is describing his participation in mass murder on the Eastern Front, his bureaucratic investigations of labour productivity in the death camps, his casual murder of civilians as he tries to break through Russian lines towards the end of the war, or his fervid and convoluted relationship with his twin sister. Over its course, by entwining Aue’s life with those of historical figures such as Eichmann and Speer, Himmler and indeed Hitler, The Kindly Ones comes to depict the entire architecture of Nazism — from its grandest intellectual pretensions to its most minute, most chilling managerial details and executions. The Kindly Ones presents — with unprecedented realism, meticulous research that is both fascinating and compelling, and brilliant literary accomplishment — the greatest horrors imaginable. “War and murder are a question, a question without an answer, for when you cry out in the night, no one answers,” Aue says. In the same way, this powerfully affecting, powerfully challenging book confronts the reader with the most profound questions about history, morality, and art without offering any easy resolution. Written originally in French, and published now in English for the first time, The Kindly Ones has already sold to date well over a million copies in Europe. In France it won two prestigious prizes, including the Goncourt, and has been compared to War and Peace and other great classics of literature.


European Visions for the Knowledge Age

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  • L'auteur : Paul T Kidd
  • Editeur: Cheshire Henbury
  • ISBN: 1901864111
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  • Langue: French/English
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I am Not a Brain

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Many consider the nature of human consciousness to be one of the last great unsolved mysteries. Why should the light turn on, so to speak, in human beings ...

  • L'auteur : Markus Gabriel
  • Editeur: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1509514783
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Nombre de pages: 240
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Many consider the nature of human consciousness to be one of the last great unsolved mysteries. Why should the light turn on, so to speak, in human beings at all? And how is the electrical storm of neurons under our skull connected with our consciousness? Is the self only our brain's user interface, a kind of stage on which a show is performed that we cannot freely direct? In this book, philosopher Markus Gabriel challenges an increasing trend in the sciences towards neurocentrism, a notion which rests on the assumption that the self is identical to the brain. Gabriel raises serious doubts as to whether we can know ourselves in this way. In a sharp critique of this approach, he presents a new defense of the free will and provides a timely introduction to philosophical thought about the self – all with verve, humor, and surprising insights. Gabriel criticizes the scientific image of the world and takes us on an eclectic journey of self-reflection by way of such concepts as self, consciousness, and freedom, with the aid of Kant, Schopenhauer, and Nagel but also Dr. Who, The Walking Dead, and Fargo.


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