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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:||http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-0378.2011.00507.x|
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Nozick’s thought experiment is less effective than is often believed. Certainly, there could be reasons to enter the machine. Possibly, life there might be among the best of all those available. Yet we need to distinguish between two versions. On the first, I retain my beliefs, memories, dispositions, some knowledge. On the second, all these too are determined by the scientists. Nozick alludes to both versions. But only on the first will machine life have appeal.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Copyright Holders:||2012 Blackwell Publishing Ltd|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Politics, Philosophy, Economics, Development, Geography
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|Depositing User:||Christopher Belshaw|
|Date Deposited:||23 Jan 2012 14:11|
|Last Modified:||04 Oct 2016 21:36|
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