Poul Anderson Quotes (14 quotes)
“In Harvest of Stars, there is this notion, not original with me of course, that it will become possible to download at least the basic aspects of a human personality into a machine program...”
Poul Anderson: Fifty Years of Science Fiction, Locus Magazine (April 1997)
“I have yet to see any problem, however complicated, which, when you looked at it in the right way, did not become still more complicated.”
As quoted in the article "Reduction v. organicism" by William Thorpe, New Scientist, Volume 43, 25 September 1969, p. 638
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsPoul Anderson
Born: November 25, 1926
Died: July 31, 2001 (aged 74)
Occupation: Writer, novelist
Bio: Poul William Anderson was an American science fiction author who began his career during one of the Golden Ages of the genre and continued to write and remain popular into the 21st century. Anderson also authored several works of fantasy, historical novels, and a prodigious number of short stories. He received numerous awards for his writing, including seven Hugo Awards and three Nebula Awards.
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