The Intersection of science fiction and philosophy: critical studies

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Robert E. Myers
Greenwood Press, 1983 - Literary Criticism - 262 pages
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Robert E. Myers has assembled a collection of essays which explore aspects of the relationship between science fiction and philosophy. Contributing authors focus on significant issues, questions, and ideas that penetrate to the center of our individual and social conceptions of human existence, and affect the ways in which we attempt to comprehend our world, ourselves, and others. The authors bring to this study the insights of diverse disciplines: philosophy, social science, poetry, linguistics, future studies, medical humanities, and literature. Dealing exclusively with topics relating to science fiction and philosophy they offer an initial exploration of the philosophical problems within science fiction and their implications.

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Philosophy Science Fiction and Cosmic Views of Value
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Science Fiction and Emerging Values
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Siddhartha and Slaughterhouse Five
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