Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow Hardcover – Feb 21 2017
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Praise for Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind:
"Here is a simple reason why Sapiens has risen explosively to the ranks of an international bestseller. It tackles the biggest questions of history and of the modern world, and it is written in unforgettably vivid language." -- Jared Diamond, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Guns, Germs, and Steel
Praise for Homo Deus:
“Homo Deus will shock you. It will entertain you. Above all, it will make you think in ways you had not thought before.” –Daniel Kahneman, author of Thinking, Fast and Slow
“Israeli Professor Harari is one of today’s most exciting and provocative thinkers. His innovative new book blends science, history and philosophy to explore the future of humanity in the face of artificial intelligence and examine whether our species will be rendered completely redundant.” –Cambridge Network
“Spellbinding. . . . This is a very intelligent book, full of sharp insights and mordant wit. . . . Its real power comes from the sense of a distinctive consciousness behind it. It is a quirky and cool book, with a sliver of ice at its heart. . . It is hard to imagine anyone could read this book without getting an occasional, vertiginous thrill. –The Guardian
“It’s a chilling prospect, but the AI we’ve created could transform human nature, argues this spellbinding new book by the author of Sapiens.” –The Guardian
“Nominally a historian, Harari is in fact an intellectual magpie who has plucked theories and data from many disciplines — including philosophy, theology, computer science and biology — to produce a brilliantly original, thought-provoking and important study of where mankind is heading.” –Evening Standard
“Harari’s work is . . . an unsettling meditation on the future. He’s opened a portal for us to contemplate on what kind of relationships we are forming with our data-crunching machines and whether ‘right’ must be determined by empirical evidence or good old ‘gut instinct.’” –The Hindu
“[Harari’s] propositions are well-developed, drawing upon a combination of science, philosophy and history. While the book offers a rather pessimistic and even nihilistic view of man’s future, it is written with wit and style and makes compelling reading.” –iNews
--This text refers to an alternate Hardcover edition.
About the Author
DR. YUVAL NOAH HARARI has a Ph.D. in History from the University of Oxford and now lectures at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, specializing in World History. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, published in 2014, has become an international phenomenon and is published in nearly 40 languages worldwide. It was a New York Times top ten bestseller. --This text refers to an alternate Hardcover edition.
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