“Sirius is told from the point of view of a dog, Sirius, who has been cognitively enhanced to have human-like intelligence. Sirius spends time creating elaborate music and even a musical notation that no dog could possibly appreciate because it’s far too complex and intellectual for a normal dog. And no human could possibly appreciate it either; howling is part of the aesthetic. He’s trying to find meaning through artistic expression, but he’s got no audience other than himself.” Read more...
Science Fiction and Philosophy