Global Catastrophic Risks (book)

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Global Catastrophic Risks
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First edition
AuthorsNick Bostrom
Milan M. Ćirković
SubjectGlobal catastrophic risks
PublisherOxford University Press
Publication date
Preceded byHuman Enhancement 
Followed bySuperintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies 

Global Catastrophic Risks (2008) is a non-fiction book edited by philosopher Nick Bostrom and astronomer Milan M. Ćirković. The book is about issues such as asteroid impacts, gamma-ray bursts, Earth-based natural catastrophes, nuclear war, terrorism, global warming, biological weapons, totalitarianism, advanced nanotechnology, artificial general intelligence, and social collapse. The book also addresses overarching issues such as policy responses and methods for predicting and managing catastrophes.[1][2]


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  2. ^ Seth Baum. "Global Catastrophic Risks book review" (PDF). Risk Analysis. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-10-05. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)