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The Resource Civilizations beyond earth : extraterrestrial life and society, edited by Douglas A. Vakoch and Albert A. Harrison, (electronic resource)

Civilizations beyond earth : extraterrestrial life and society, edited by Douglas A. Vakoch and Albert A. Harrison, (electronic resource)

Label
Civilizations beyond earth : extraterrestrial life and society
Title
Civilizations beyond earth
Title remainder
extraterrestrial life and society
Statement of responsibility
edited by Douglas A. Vakoch and Albert A. Harrison
Title variation
Extraterrestrial life and society
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
999
LC call number
QB54
LC item number
.C562 2011
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  • Vakoch, Douglas A
  • Harrison, Albert A
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Extraterrestrial beings
Label
Civilizations beyond earth : extraterrestrial life and society, edited by Douglas A. Vakoch and Albert A. Harrison, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: The search for extraterrestrial intelligence as an interdisciplinary effort / Albert A. Harrison and Douglas A. Vakoch -- Does extraterrestrial life exist? Are we alone? Estimating the prevalence of extraterrestrial intelligence / Seth Shostak ; Encountering alternative intelligences : cognitive archaeology and SETI / Paul K. Wason ; The lifetimes of scientific civilizations and the genetic evolution of the brain / Alan Penny ; "L" on Earth / Kathryn Denning -- Reactions to discovering life beyond Earth. Can SETI fulfill the value agenda of cultural anthropology? / Donald E. Tarter ; American attitudes about life beyond Earth : beliefs, concerns, and the role of education and religion in shaping public perceptions / George Pettinico ; Cultural beliefs about extraterrestrials : a questionnaire study / William Sims Bainbridge ; The science and politics of SETI : how to succeed in an era of make-believe history and pseudoscience / Albert A. Harrison -- Communication with extraterrestrial intelligence. Cultural aspects of interstellar communication / Carl L. DeVito ; Cosmic storytelling : primitive observables as Rosetta analogies / Harry Letaw, Jr. ; Direct contact with exterrestrials via computer emulation / William Sims Bainbridge ; The inscrutable names of God : the Jesuit missions of New France as a model for SETI-related spiritual questions / Jason T. Kuznicki ; ET phone Darwin : what can an evolutionary understanding of animal communication and art contribute to our understanding of methods for interstellar communication? / Kathryn Coe, Craig T. Palmer, and Christina Pomianek ; A journalistic perspective on SETI-related message composition / Morris Jones
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000633354
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780857452115
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011014736
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000633354
Label
Civilizations beyond earth : extraterrestrial life and society, edited by Douglas A. Vakoch and Albert A. Harrison, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: The search for extraterrestrial intelligence as an interdisciplinary effort / Albert A. Harrison and Douglas A. Vakoch -- Does extraterrestrial life exist? Are we alone? Estimating the prevalence of extraterrestrial intelligence / Seth Shostak ; Encountering alternative intelligences : cognitive archaeology and SETI / Paul K. Wason ; The lifetimes of scientific civilizations and the genetic evolution of the brain / Alan Penny ; "L" on Earth / Kathryn Denning -- Reactions to discovering life beyond Earth. Can SETI fulfill the value agenda of cultural anthropology? / Donald E. Tarter ; American attitudes about life beyond Earth : beliefs, concerns, and the role of education and religion in shaping public perceptions / George Pettinico ; Cultural beliefs about extraterrestrials : a questionnaire study / William Sims Bainbridge ; The science and politics of SETI : how to succeed in an era of make-believe history and pseudoscience / Albert A. Harrison -- Communication with extraterrestrial intelligence. Cultural aspects of interstellar communication / Carl L. DeVito ; Cosmic storytelling : primitive observables as Rosetta analogies / Harry Letaw, Jr. ; Direct contact with exterrestrials via computer emulation / William Sims Bainbridge ; The inscrutable names of God : the Jesuit missions of New France as a model for SETI-related spiritual questions / Jason T. Kuznicki ; ET phone Darwin : what can an evolutionary understanding of animal communication and art contribute to our understanding of methods for interstellar communication? / Kathryn Coe, Craig T. Palmer, and Christina Pomianek ; A journalistic perspective on SETI-related message composition / Morris Jones
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000633354
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780857452115
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011014736
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000633354

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