Homo Deus : a brief history of tomorrow / by Yuval Noah Harari
By: Harari, Yuval Noah.Publisher: London, U.K. : Vintage Books, 2017Description: 513 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9781784703936.Subject(s): Society | Psychology | History | Economic history
|Item type||Home library||Call number||Status||Date due||Item reserves|
|Book||Australia||606 HAR 2017 (Browse shelf)||Issued||29/03/2019|
|Book||New Zealand||606 HOM (Browse shelf)||Issued||29/03/2019|
The new human agenda. HOMO SAPIENS CONQUERS THE WORLD: The anthropocene -- The human spark. HOMO SAPIENS GIVES MEANING TO THE WORLD: The storytellers -- The odd couple -- The modern covenant -- The humanist revolution. HOMO SAPIENS LOSES CONTROL: The time bomb in the laboratory -- The great decoupling -- The ocean of consciousness -- The data religion.
Envisions a near future in which we face new challenges, from overcoming death to creating artificial life. Examines the past and present and looks at the future of humanity, including economics, technology, health and religion.