The Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence
A Philosophical Inquiry
By (author) Professor David Lamb
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Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence by Professor David Lamb
Book DescriptionIs the Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence a genuine scientific research programme? David Lamb evaluates claims and counter-claims, and examines recent attempts to establish contact with other intelligent life forms. He considers the benefits and drawbacks of this communication, how we should communicate and whether we actually can. He also assesses competing theories on the origin of life on Earth, discoveries of former solar planets, proposals for space colonies and the consequent technical and ethical issues.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415243414
(234mm x 156mm x 22mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 8-Feb-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Looks at SETI's validity as a research programme and examines recent attempts to contact other intelligent life forms. Also assesses theories on the origin of life on Earth, discoveries of former solar planets and proposals for space colonies.
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