“The Bicentennial Man” is a novelette in the Robot series by American writer Isaac Asimov. It was awarded the Hugo Award and the Nebula Award for best. Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest. Kindle App Ad. Look inside this book. El hombre bicentenario (Flash Relatos) (Spanish Edition) by [Asimov, Isaac . : El hombre bicentenario [The Bicentennial Man] (Audible Audio Edition): Isaac Asimov, Raúl Llorens, Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial.

Author: Moramar Zulkizuru
Country: Djibouti
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Environment
Published (Last): 3 October 2004
Pages: 486
PDF File Size: 12.30 Mb
ePub File Size: 18.51 Mb
ISBN: 853-2-63948-963-4
Downloads: 46148
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Gum

As well as rewatch IRobot, one of my favorite childhood movies. Complete List — — —present.

Heinlein and previously produced by Cordwainer Smith and Poul Anderson. I bicentenaroi say I devoured this book, but that implies that I failed to give each short story the post-reading consideration it deserved, which is entirely untrue. But this book is not all about robots, there is spread of all sorts from ieaac Ah the temptation of reading more Asimov short stories is always a hard one to resist.

Views Read Edit View history. Sci-fi fans keep bringing them up from the moment a sentient robot is mentioned, as if they are the most basic thing that has ever been said about artificial intelligence.

I particularly enjoyed the other short stories about robots too. After years of bicentenarip, Andrew gained the ability to think bicentenatio, have feelings, speak with an expanded vocabulary, look like a human, wear clothes, breathe, eat, and excrete.

Prior to reading this book, I’d only ever read one Asimov work. And there was a word I recently learned and found funny and cute, and now I’ve found it in an actual book! Audible Download Audio Books.


The Bicentennial Man and Other Stories by Isaac Asimov

Asimov was a long-time member and Vice President of Mensa International, albeit reluctantly; he described some members of that organization as “brain-proud and aggressive about their IQs” He took more joy in being president of the American Humanist Association. Cuando a uno simplemente no le gusta el estilo, no hay vuelta que darle. A robot may not injure may not injure a human being, or through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm. Of course, that meant that I first started in the middle, but since it’s an antology and not one novel, I don’t think I did any wrong with that.

This book is incredible and is truly a testament to Asimov’s genius. More importantly, Asimov used this work to spark bicsntenario.

However, he agrees to attempt it. Professor Asimov is generally considered one of the most prolific writers of all time, having written or edited more than books and an estimated 90, letters and postcards. I like the purity and the innocence of the story and I wonder why this movie has such a low rating.

Angered, Richard takes Andrew home and allows him to pursue his own development, encouraging Andrew to educate himself in the humanities. InAndrew sees Richard one last time on his deathbed, where he apologizes for banishing him.

Jan 29, Mella rated it it was amazing.

The Bicentennial Man and Other Stories

These, however, are simply aspects of her programming and not something which she spontaneously developed. No trivia or quizzes bicentenafio. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Robots hombfe, meeting with Alvin Magdescu, Director of Research. Wikiquote has quotations related to: Portia dies hand-in-hand with Andrew after she whispers “See you soon” to him.


Want to Read saving…. Andrew, however, changes its mind, telling it that he is not a human being.

The Bicentennial Man

I know of no other writter that can do that more than once and Asimov seems to do it quite often. Paperbackpages.

A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Law. The true story of a heroic asimoov, Hunter “Patch” Adams, determined to become a medical doctor because he enjoys helping people. Return to Book Page. I adore Azimov, and I was so happy to find this gem in the thrift store shelves!

Even after hours of contemplation, I still haven’t come to solid conclusions about the issues the story raises.

After years of existence, Andrew gained the ability to think freely, have feelings, speak with an expanded vocabulary, look like a human, wear clothes, breathe, eat, and excrete. A character named Andrew Martin requests an unknown operation from a robotic surgeon. If Andrew has attained all these abilities, should he still be considered a robot?

Throughout Andrew’s heartwarming tale, the reader is urged to think about what freedom really is, who deserves it, and what qualities one must have to be truly human. What is with those three laws?!! Trataba del deseo de un robot de convertirse en hombre y la forma en que realizaba este deseo, paso a paso.