Global Catastrophic Risks (book)

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Global Catastrophic Risks
Authors Nick Bostrom, Milan M. Ćirković
Language English
Subject Global catastrophic risks
Genre Non-fiction
Publisher Oxford University Press
Publication date
ISBN 978-0199606504
Preceded by Human Enhancement
Followed by Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies

Global Catastrophic Risks (2011) 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]


  1. ^ "Global Catastrophic Risks: Paperback: Nick Bostrom - Oxford University Press". Retrieved 2015-11-03. 
  2. ^ "Global Catastrophic Risks" (PDF). Archived from the original on 2016-10-05. Retrieved 2015-11-03.