Accepted for print 2016
The Fallacy of Favoring Gradual Replacement Mind Uploading Over Scan-and-Copy
Keith B. Wiley, PhD1 and Randal A. Koene, PhD2
1Fellow, Brain Preservation Foundation
Accepted for publication, but not be in print until spring 2016. Very early draft versions are available on Philica, SSRN, and Cogprints. The latest draft prior to copyright restriction can be obtained from arXiv.
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