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From human sentience to drama

principles of critical analysis, tragic and comedic
  • 310 Pages
  • 3.79 MB
  • English
Ohio University Press , Athens
Emotions, Literature -- Psych
Statement[by] Richard N. Pollard and Hazel M. (Batzer) Pollard.
ContributionsPollard, Hazel M. Batzer, 1914- joint author.
LC ClassificationsBF531 .P64
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 310 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5436921M
ISBN 100821401351
LC Control Number73085447

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Pollard, Hazel M. Batzer Pollard. From human sentience to drama; principles of critical analysis, tragic and comedic [by] Richard N. Pollard and Hazel M. (Batzer) Pollard. Format Book HathiTrust Emergency Access From human sentience to drama book Athens, Ohio University Press [] Description ix, p.

23 cm. Other contributors. (shelved 5 times as human-drama) avg rating — 4, ratings — published   The ur-text here remains Turing’s proposal that a test of a truly sentient machine was to be conversationally indistinguishable from a human. McEwan has written on Turing before.

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This book provides a much-needed evolutionary context for examining the origin and material basis of sentience and consciousness. Treating these as adaptive responses to real biological needs, each with its own evolutionary history, demystifies a subject too often framed in a top-down, primate-centric way.

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Haught’s view is telling us that we have an incredibly important role to play in a cosmic drama. Reading Haught’s book I had a strange experience. The most recent edition of this book is found in Volume 16 of The Complete Works of Sangharakshita, and is available in hardback, paperback and eBook format.

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Previous Life and Sentience came rushing through the sun under great pressure igniting the sun, releasing its energy, with Sentience then streaming away from the sun in all directions. Sentience is the capacity to feel, perceive, or From human sentience to drama book subjectively.

Eighteenth-century philosophers used the concept to distinguish the ability to think from the ability to feel (sentience).In modern Western philosophy, sentience is the ability to experience sensations (known in philosophy of mind as "qualia").

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For some odd reason, I ended up as a sword. Before my eyes laid a plain full of magic beasts, and so, I launched my body and flew in search of a partner, a wielder (females only).

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Suppose a human who knows no Chinese is locked in a room with a large set of Chinese characters and a manual that shows how to match questions in Chinese with appropriate responses from the set of Chinese characters.

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Homeland Elegies by Ayad Akhtar Published by Little Brown and Company Publication date: Septem Genres: Book Clubs, Contemporary, Fiction, Literary Your Local Book Store, Amazon. These days, I’m attuned to fiction that takes my mind off reality.

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The human experience in literature contains themes about life and society that are relatable to readers. Themes related to the human experience encompass any commentary on society or human nature. In my mind, a human drama is a novel that presents us with characters we can believe in, themselves faced with situations that are realistic, often challenging, and generates within the reader a real sense of engagement, mentally and emotionally, so much so that by the end of the book you really feel as though you are leaving behind people that.

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In his acclaimed book, Other Minds, Peter Godfrey-Smith explored the mind of the octopus - the closest thing to an intelligent alien on Earth. 'A profound scientific drama, in which the lives of quite un-human creatures illuminate deep mysteries about the nature of sentience, and what it means to possess a mind In Metazoa, the scuba.

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Of course. There is nothing mysterious about the underlying mechanisms of the human mind. The mind is processes happening in the brain, which is a biological organ operating according to long-established physics. This means that, in principle, eve.Sentience features the mix of hard sci-fi, philosophical exploration, human (cyborg) drama, and humorous narration that are common to all of Moore's works.

(I've read 4 or 5 of his books.) While the narration is about robot-on-alien battles and neural implant upgrades, there is a well-developed subtext that treats a wide range of more serious.

Human subjectivity and consciousness are on a continuum throughout an evolutionary hierarchy. Sentience-consciousness is a subset of energetics; and like our other scales in the Great Matrix, I imagine exponential leaps occurring throughout the drama of Big History.