Search results for 'Science Fiction' (try it on Scholar)

1000+ found
Sort by:
  1. Stephen R. L. Clark (1995). How to Live Forever: Science Fiction and Philosophy. Routledge.score: 246.0
    Immortality has long preoccupied everyone from alchemists to science fiction writers. In this intriguing investigation, Stephen Clark contends that the genre of science fiction writing enables the investigation of philosophical questions about immortality without the constraints of academic philosophy. He shows how fantasy accounts of phenomena such as resurrection, outer body experience, reincarnation or life extending medicines can be related to philosophy in interesting ways. Reading Western myths such as that of vampire, he examines the ways (...)
    Direct download  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  2. Nicholas R. Maradin Iii (2013). Militainment and Mechatronics: Occultatio and the Veil of Science Fiction Cool in United States Air Force Advertisements. [REVIEW] Ethics and Information Technology 15 (2):77-86.score: 240.0
    In 2009, the United States Air Force aired a series of science fiction-themed recruitment commercials on network television and their official YouTube channel. In these advertisements, the superimposition of science fiction imagery over depictions of Air Force operations frames these missions as near-future sci-fi adventure, ironically summarized by the tagline: “It’s not science fiction. It’s what we do every day.” Focusing on an early advertisement for the Air Force’s Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle, this essay (...)
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  3. Ryan Nichols, N. D. Smith & Fred Dycus Miller (eds.) (2008). Philosophy Through Science Fiction: A Coursebook with Readings. Routledge.score: 240.0
    Philosophy Through Science Fiction offers a fun, challenging, and accessible way in to the issues of philosophy through the genre of science fiction. Tackling problems such as the possibility of time travel, or what makes someone the same person over time, the authors take a four-pronged approach to each issue, providing a clear and concise introduction to each subject amd a science fiction story that exemplifies a feature of the philosophical discussion ú historical and (...)
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  4. Scott A. Lukas & John Marmysz (eds.) (2009). Fear, Cultural Anxiety, and Transformation: Horror, Science Fiction, and Fantasy Films Remade. Lexington Books.score: 210.0
    This collection was inspired by the observation that film remakes offer us the opportunity to revisit important issues, stories, themes, and topics in a manner that is especially relevant and meaningful to contemporary audiences. Like mythic stories that are told again and again in differing ways, film remakes present us with updated perspectives on timeless ideas. While some remakes succeed and others fail aesthetically, they always say something about the culture in which_and for which_they are produced. Contributors explore the ways (...)
    Translate to English
    | Direct download  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  5. Susan Schneider (ed.) (2009). Science Fiction and Philosophy: From Time Travel to Superintelligence. Wiley-Blackwell.score: 210.0
    This thought-provoking volume is suitable for students and general readers and at the same time examines new and more advanced topics of interest to seasoned ...
    Direct download  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  6. Susan Schneider (ed.) (2009). Science Fiction and Philosophy. Wiley-Blackwell.score: 210.0
    This thought-provoking volume is suitable for students and general readers and at the same time examines new and more advanced topics of interest to seasoned ...
    Direct download  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  7. Gerry Canavan (2013). Defined by a Hollow: Essays on Utopia, Science Fiction and Political Epistemology, Darko Suvin, Oxford: Peter Lang, 2010. Historical Materialism 21 (1):209-216.score: 210.0
    No categories
    Direct download (6 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  8. Todd McGowan (2009). Hegel and the Impossibility of the Future in Science Fiction Cinema. Film-Philosophy 13 (1).score: 210.0
    Direct download (5 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  9. Judith A. Little (ed.) (2007). Feminist Philosophy and Science Fiction: Utopias and Dystopias. Prometheus Books.score: 210.0
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  10. Robert E. Myers (ed.) (1983). The Intersection of Science Fiction and Philosophy: Critical Studies. Greenwood Press.score: 210.0
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  11. Michael Philips (ed.) (1984). Philosophy and Science Fiction. Prometheus Books.score: 210.0
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  12. Mark Rowlands (2003/2004). The Philosopher at the End of the Universe: Philosophy Explained Through Science Fiction Films. T. Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press.score: 210.0
    The Philosopher at the End of the Universe demonstrates how anyone can grasp the basic concepts of philosophy while still holding a bucket of popcorn. Mark Rowlands makes philosophy utterly relevant to our everyday lives and reveals its most potent messages using nothing more than a little humor and the plotlines of some of the most spectacular, expensive, high-octane films on the planet. Learn about: The Nature of Reality from The Matrix, Good and Evil from Star Wars, Morality from Aliens, (...)
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  13. Ann-Sophie Barwich (2013). Science and Fiction: Analysing the Concept of Fiction in Science and its Limits. Journal for General Philosophy of Science 44 (2):357-373.score: 198.0
    A recent and growing discussion in philosophy addresses the construction of models and their use in scientific reasoning by comparison with fiction. This comparison helps to explore the problem of mediated observation and, hence, the lack of an unambiguous reference of representations. Examining the usefulness of the concept of fiction for a comparison with non-denoting elements in science, the aim of this paper is to present reasonable grounds for drawing a distinction between these two kinds of representation. (...)
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  14. Ronald Bogue (2011). Deleuze and Guattari and the Future of Politics: Science Fiction, Protocols and the People to Come. Deleuze Studies 5 (supplement):77-97.score: 180.0
    When is the future? Is it to come or is it already here? This question serves as the frame for three further questions: why is utopia a bad concept and in what way is fabulation its superior counterpart? If the object of fabulation is the creation of a people to come, how do we get from the present to the future? And what is a people to come? The answers are (1) that the future is both now and to come, (...)
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  15. Elana Gomel (2011). Science (Fiction) and Posthuman Ethics: Redefining the Human. The European Legacy 16 (3):339-354.score: 180.0
    The boundaries of the ethical have traditionally coincided with the boundaries of humanity. This, however, is no longer the case. Scientific developments, such as genetic engineering, stem-cell research, cloning, the Human Genome Project, new paleontological evidence, and the rise of neuropsychology call into question the very notion of human being and thus require a new conceptual map for ethical judgment. The contours of this map may be seen to emerge in works of science fiction (SF), which not only (...)
    No categories
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  16. Ruth Levy Guyer & Jonathan D. Moreno (2004). Slouching Toward Policy: Lazy Bioethics and the Perils of Science Fiction. American Journal of Bioethics 4 (4):W14-W17.score: 180.0
    Too much contemporary bioethical discourse is weak on science, lazily citing and adopting science fiction scenarios rather than science facts in the framing of analyses and policies. We challenge bioethicists to take more seriously the role of providing informed insight into and oversight over contemporary science and its implications and applications. Bioethicists must work harder to understand the fast-changing truths and limits of basic science, and they must incorporate only appropriate and authentic science (...)
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  17. Jon Baldwin (2003). Other Bother: The Alien in Science Fiction Cinema, on Aliens R Us: The Other in Science Fiction Cinema , Edited by Ziauddin Sardar and Sean Cubitt. Film-Philosophy 7 (3).score: 180.0
    _Aliens R Us: The Other in Science Fiction Cinema_ Edited by Ziauddin Sardar and Sean Cubitt London: Pluto Press, 2002 ISBN 0-7453-1544-5 (hb) 0-7453-1539-9 (pbk) 208 pp.
    Direct download (2 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  18. Richard Hanley (2009). Miracles and Wonders: Science Fiction as Epistemology. In Susan Schneider (ed.), Science Fiction and Philosophy: From Time Travel to Superintelligence. Wiley-Blackwell. 335--342.score: 180.0
    No categories
    Direct download (2 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  19. Miguel León (2011). Fetishism, Technology and Science-Fiction. Dilemata 6:123-139.score: 180.0
    In this paper Marx’s concept of fetishism is used in order to analyze contemporary representations of technology in the science-fiction genre (concretely Terminator, The Jetsons and Dune will be used as examples) and discuss their correspondence to two major ideological perceptions of technology (the luddite and the productivist) and to one of the best attempts to grasp technology in a non-fetishized form (Marx’s analysis in Capital).
    No categories
    Direct download (10 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  20. Júlio Cézar Adam (2012). Da ficção científica para a ficção religiosa: ideias para pensar o cinema de ficção científica como o culto da religião vivida (From Science Fiction to Religious Fiction: ideas to think on Science Fiction cinema as the cult of lived religion). Horizonte 10 (26):552-565.score: 180.0
    Da ficção científica para a ficção religiosa: ideias para pensar o cinema de ficção científica como o culto da religião vivida (From Science Fiction to Religious Fiction: ideas to think on Science Fiction cinema as the cult of lived religion). DOI - 10.5752/P.2175-5841.2012v10n26p552 Este artigo tem como objetivo refletir sobre a chamada religião vivida como uma forma de repensar o papel da teologia e das ciências da religião na contemporaneidade. O estudo da religião vivida será (...)
    Translate to English
    | Direct download (6 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  21. Anna Powell (2003). Selling Space, on King and Krzywinska Science Fiction Cinema: From Outer Space to Cyberspace. Film-Philosophy 7 (3).score: 180.0
    Geoff King and Tanya Krzywinska _Science Fiction Cinema: From Outer Space to Cyberspace_ London: Wallflower Press, 2000 ISBN 1903364035 128 pp.
    Direct download (2 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  22. Lysa Rivera (2003). Screening the Postmodern, on Vivian Sobchack Screening Space: The American Science Fiction Film. Film-Philosophy 7 (3).score: 180.0
    Vivian Sobchack _Screening Space: The American Science Fiction Film_ New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 1987 ISBN 0-8135-2492-X 345 pp.
    Direct download (2 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  23. Adam J. Frisch (1983). Language Fragmentation in Recent Science-Fiction Novels. In Robert E. Myers (ed.), The Intersection of Science Fiction and Philosophy: Critical Studies. Greenwood Press. 147--58.score: 180.0
    No categories
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  24. Robert G. Pielke (1983). The Rejection of Traditional Theism in Feminist Theology and Science Fiction. In Robert E. Myers (ed.), The Intersection of Science Fiction and Philosophy: Critical Studies. Greenwood Press. 225--33.score: 180.0
    No categories
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  25. Frans Van der Bogert (1983). Nature Through Science Fiction. In Robert E. Myers (ed.), The Intersection of Science Fiction and Philosophy: Critical Studies. Greenwood Press.score: 180.0
    No categories
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  26. A. Morton (1997). Review. How to Live Forever: Science Fiction and Philosophy. SRL Clark. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 48 (2):310-312.score: 156.0
    Direct download (2 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  27. John Hickman (2009). When Science Fiction Writers Used Fictional Drugs: Rise and Fall of the Twentieth-Century Drug Dystopia. Utopian Studies 20 (1):141 - 170.score: 152.0
    This article compares seven novels published from 1932 to 1980 which are set in drug dystopias (near future societies where pharmacology produces or reinforces a dystopian social order) in order to answer two questions. What are the effects and symbolic meanings of the fictional drugs they describe? Why are there so few examples of this subgenre? Today, their warnings about the reduction of populations to docility or of assaults on the integrity of individual minds seem overwrought, and the apparent passing (...)
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  28. Heidi Johansen-Berg (2001). Cognitive Science Fiction. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 5 (6):233.score: 152.0
    Direct download (2 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  29. C. R. Hallpike (1982). The “Culturgen”: Science or Science Fiction? Behavioral and Brain Sciences 5 (1):12.score: 152.0
    Direct download (2 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  30. Carme Torras (2010). Robbie, the Pioneer Robot Nanny: Science Fiction Helps Develop Ethical Social Opinion. Interaction Studies 11 (2):269-273.score: 150.0
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  31. John V. Canfield (1975). Anthropological Science Fiction and Logical Necessity. Canadian Journal of Philosophy 4 (3):467 - 479.score: 150.0
    No categories
    Direct download (2 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  32. Reviewed by James T. Harrington (2000). Stephen R. L. Clark, How to Live Forever: Science Fiction and Philosophy. Ethics 110 (2).score: 150.0
    Direct download  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  33. David Gurnham (2012). Bioethics as Science Fiction. Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 21 (02):235-246.score: 150.0
    Direct download (6 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  34. John Cramer, Science Fiction Novels By.score: 150.0
    The novel is set in Waxahachie, Texas after the Superconducting Super Collider comes into operation. It's about high energy physics, wormholes, alien contact, time travel, and the killing of the SSC project.
    No categories
    Direct download  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  35. Robert M. Geraci (2007). Robots and the Sacred in Science and Science Fiction: Theological Implications of Artificial Intelligence. Zygon 42 (4):961-980.score: 150.0
  36. James T. Harrington (2000). Stephen R. L. Clark, How to Live Forever: Science Fiction and Philosophy:How to Live Forever: Science Fiction and Philosophy. Ethics 110 (2):407-410.score: 150.0
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  37. Mark Bould (2002). On Carl Freedman's Critical Theory and Science Fiction. Historical Materialism 10 (4):297-305.score: 150.0
    No categories
    Direct download (4 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  38. Amnon Eden (2010). Susan Schneider (Ed): Science Fiction and Philosophy. [REVIEW] Minds and Machines 20 (3):481-482.score: 150.0
    Direct download (5 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  39. Todd Michael Furman (2010). Philosophy Through Science Fiction. Teaching Philosophy 33 (2):205-210.score: 150.0
    Direct download (4 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  40. John E. Keane (1999). Piggy and the Eternal City: Science Fiction as Testing Ground for New Management Theory. Emergence 1 (4):20-42.score: 150.0
    No categories
    Direct download (5 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  41. R. Caillois (1975). Science Fiction. Diogenes 23 (89):87-105.score: 150.0
    No categories
    Direct download (5 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  42. T. Whitmarsh (1999). Review. Phantasie Und Lachkultur. Lukians 'Wahre Geschichten'. U Rutten\Lucian's Science Fiction Novel True Histories. Interpretation and Commentary. A Georgiadou\Untersuchungen Zum Juppiter Confutatus Lukians. P Groblein. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 49 (2):372-375.score: 150.0
    Translate to English
    | Direct download (2 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  43. J. B. Ower (1974). Manacle-Forged Minds: Two Images of the Computer in Science-Fiction. Diogenes 22 (85):47-61.score: 150.0
    No categories
    Direct download (5 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  44. Liz Stillwaggon Swan (2010). Philosophy Through Science Fiction. Philosophy Now 80:41-41.score: 150.0
    No categories
    Direct download (2 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  45. Robert Ginsberg (1984). Philosophers Look at Science Fiction. Idealistic Studies 14 (2):172-172.score: 150.0
    No categories
    Direct download (4 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  46. John N. Martin (1986). Philosophy and Science Fiction. Teaching Philosophy 9 (3):280-281.score: 150.0
    Direct download (4 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  47. David N. Samuelson (2010). Bodies of Tomorrow: Technology, Subjectivity, Science Fiction (Review). Utopian Studies 21 (1):183-191.score: 150.0
  48. Jacques Cohen & Giles Tomkin (1994). The Science, Fiction, and Reality of Embryo Cloning. Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 4 (3):193-203.score: 150.0
    Direct download (4 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  49. Celine Denruyter (1980). Jocasta's Crime: A Science-Fiction Reply: [Analysis "Problem" No. 18]. Analysis 40 (2):71 -.score: 150.0
    No categories
    Direct download (5 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  50. Sonja Fritzsche (2006). Gender, Utopia, and Ostalgia: The Pre- and Post-Unification Visions of East German Science Fiction Writer Alexander Kröger. Utopian Studies 17 (3):441 - 464.score: 150.0
    No categories
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
1 — 50 / 1000