Homo Deus: A Brief History Of Tomorrow

byYuval Noah Harari

Paperback | October 31, 2017

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Homo Deus: A Brief History Of Tomorrow by Yuval Noah Harari
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From the author of the international bestseller Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind comes an extraordinary folllow-up that explores the future of the human species. Now available as a trade paperback.

     Humans today enjoy unprecedented levels of power and an increasingly god-like status. The great epidemics of the past - famine, plague and war - no longer control our lives. We are the only species in history that has single-handedly changed the entire planet, and we can no longer blame a higher being for our fate. 
     But as our gods take a back seat, and Homo Sapiens becomes Homo Deus, what are we going to do with ourselves? How do we set the agenda for our own future without pushing our species - and the rest of the world - beyond its limits? 
     In this vivid, challenging new book from the author of Sapiens, Yuval Noah Harari examines the implications of our newly upgraded condition, from our dogged pursuit of status and happiness to our constant quest to overcome death by pushing the boundaries of science. He explores how Homo Sapiens conquered the world, our creation of today's human-centred environment, our current predicament and our possible future. And, above all, he asks the fundamental questions: Where do we go from here? And how will we protect this fragile world from our own destructive powers?
PROF. YUVAL NOAH HARARI is the author of Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, which was an international bestseller published in more than 35 countries. He has a PhD in History from the University of Oxford and now lectures at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, specializing in world history. His research focuses on broad questions, ...
Title:Homo Deus: A Brief History Of TomorrowFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:528 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.4 inShipping dimensions:528 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.4 inPublished:October 31, 2017Publisher:McClelland & StewartLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0771038704

ISBN - 13:9780771038709

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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