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The Bicentennial man and other stories

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science fiction, American

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIsaac Asimov.
    SeriesDoubleday science fiction
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ3.A8316 Bi, PS3551.S5 Bi
    The Physical Object
    Pagination211 p. ;
    Number of Pages211
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4875844M
    ISBN 100385121989
    LC Control Number76002749

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The Bicentennial Man is a story much like The Twilight Zone's episode "I Sing the Body Electric", in that it gives us a robot beyond the usual cold, sterile view of technology, a robot that becomes a member of the family.

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The stories are as follows (original publication in parentheses):Author: Isaac Asimov. The Bicentennial Man is a collection of 12 short stories centered around robotics and computers, or should I say the grand computer called Multivac. So there's at least 12 plots, that's why I chose "full of surprises" also because Asimov had a wide range of writing skill despite being classified as a science fiction writer of the scope of Cited by: The Bicentennial Man and Other Stories Quotes Showing of 18 “There is no right to deny freedom to any object with a mind advanced enough to grasp the concept and desire the state.” ― Isaac Asimov, The Bicentennial Man and Other StoriesCited by:   The Bicentennial Man is a collection of 12 short stories centered around robotics and computers, or should I say the grand computer called Multivac.

So there's at least 12 plots, that's why I chose "full of surprises" also because Asimov had a wide range of writing skill despite being classified as a science fiction writer of the scope of /5(19). Isaac Asimov. The Bicentennial Man and Other Stories. The Bicentennial Man and Other Stories is a science fiction anthology written and edited by Isaac Asimov.

Following the usual form for Asimov collections, it consists of eleven short stories and a poem surrounded by commentary describing how each came to be written. Since I don't have to deal with other people, I can concentrate more properly on my work, and get more done.

I was already worrying about this misapprehension concerning myself ten years ago. At that time, The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (commonly known as F amp; SF) was planning a special Isaac Asimov issue for October /5(20). Genre/Form: Science fiction Short stories: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Asimov, Isaac, Bicentennial man and other stories.

Garden City, N.Y. First Edition. THE BICENTENNIAL MAN, Doubleday,first edition, a vg+/near fine copy in a vg+ pictorial dust-wrapper. The title story was both a HUGO & NEBULA winner. The source book for the film of the same name. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller 6.

The Bicentennial Man is a collection of 12 short stories centered around robotics and computers, or should I say the grand computer called Multivac.

So there's at least 12 plots, that's why I chose "full of surprises" also because Asimov had a wide range of writing skill despite being classified as a science fiction writer of the scope of /5(28).

If at any time in the future any man now at Flagstaff suddenly comes up with a habitable-planet theory that is startlingly new and different, yet valid, every other man at Flagstaff and every man at U. Robots will know at once that he had stolen it.4/5(20).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Cover art by Don Dixon. Description: pages ; 18 cm. Contents: The prime of life --Feminine intuition --Waterclap --That thou art mindful of him --Stranger in paradise --The life and times of multivac --The winnowing --The bicentennial man --Marching in --Old-fashioned --The tercentenary incident --Birth of a notion.

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Were it not that this particular story was anthologized to death by Asimov after being written and can therefore be found in several collections of considerably more merit than this one, it. Up for Auction is this Hardback Book The Bicentennial Man & Other Stories Isaac Asimov, this book has a sleeve and there is some damage on it, there is some ware and damage on the corners and edges.

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The Bicentennial Man and Other Stories is a collection of eleven Asimov stories. Two of these stories are top notch: The Bicentennial Man (later made into a very mediocre movie that loosely followed the story), and The Life and Times of Multivac, which is probably Asimov's most widely read story due to the fact that it was originally published in New York Times of the other 4/5(3).

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Isaac Asimov. Dedicated to: Judy-Lynn del Rey, And the swath she is cutting in our field. Here I am with another collection of science fiction stories, and I sit here and think, with more than a little astonishment, that I have been writing and publishing science fiction now for just three-eighths of a century.

The Bicentennial Man and Other Stories by Isaac Asimov. Published in Pages: Genre: Science fiction, short story collection “Here I am with another collection of science fiction stories, and I sit here and think, with more than a little astonishment, that I have been writing and publishing fiction now for just three-eighths of a century.”.

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The Bicentennial Man Isaac Asimov I The Three Laws of Robotics 1. A robot may not injure a human being, or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm. A robot must obey the orders given it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law.

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In the Bicentennial Man, Isaac Asimov returns to his first and most enduring love—robotics. The result is a brilliant book of first-class entertainment and mind-spinning.

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Andrew was one of Earth's first house robot domestic servants—smoothly designed and functional. But when Andrew started to develop special talents which exceeded the confines of his allotted positronic pathways, he abandoned his domestic duties in favour of more intellectual pursuits.

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A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm. A robot must obey the orders given it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law.

It appears later in the book. media_type = Book pub_date = February preceded_by = —That Thou art Mindful of Him followed_by = Mother Earth "The Bicentennial Man" is a novella in the Robot Series by Isaac Asimov.

The story formed the basis of the novel "The Positronic Man" (), co-written with Robert Silverberg, and the film "Bicentennial Man", starring Robin. Cover: The Bicentennial Man and Other Stories () • by Peter Rauch Notes: "Book Club Edition" printed at the bottom of the front flap of the dustjacket indicates a printing by Doubleday for its various book.

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif; Stellar #2: ed. Judy-Lynn del Rey Ballantine Books: In the Bicentennial Man, Isaac Asimov returns to his first and most enduring love—robotics.

The result is a brilliant book of first-class entertainment and mind-spinning ideas which confirm Asimov's supreme status as Grand Master of science fiction. The Bicentennial Man is a science-fiction novelette by Isaac Asimov about a year-old robot.

It won the Hugo Award and Nebula Award for best science fiction novelette in It was collected in The Bicentennial Man and Other Stories.

Story NDR is an humanoid robot created by U.S Robots and Mechanical Men. It is acquired by a rich family. It posseses a positronic brain. They change its. This is a collection of 11 science fiction short stories and a poem by Isaac Asimov. The Bicentennial Man features as one of the stories and was later expanded into a novel called The Positronic Man which was co written with Robert Silverberg.

The Positronic Man formed the basis of the film Bicentennial Man, starring Robin WilliamsPages:   The remaining stories in this collection of short science fiction stories by Asimov are also good, just outclassed by the quality of "The Bicentennial Man." This is the fourth time that I have read this book, roughly once every ten years since it was first published/5(5).

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