Essays about: "Peter Watts"

Found 1 essay containing the words Peter Watts.

  1. 1. 'Brains are Survival Engines, not Truth Detectors': Machine-Oriented Ontology and the Horror of Being Human in Blindsight

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Hassen Taiari; [2018]
    Keywords : Blindsight; science fiction; machine-oriented ontology; MOO; horror; Peter Watts;

    Abstract : This paper is an examination of the horror elements found in Peter Watts’ Blindsight. In depicting an encounter with aliens, this science fiction novel explores topics such as the nature of sentience, mankind’s relationship with technology, posthumanism, and the limitations of the human body and mind. READ MORE