The Ultimate Star Trek and Philosophy : The Search for Socrates, Paperback / softback Book

The Ultimate Star Trek and Philosophy : The Search for Socrates Paperback / softback

Edited by Kevin S. Decker, Jason T. Eberl

Part of the The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series series

Description

* Reunites the editors of Star Trek and Philosophy with Starfleet s finest experts for 31 new, highly logical essays * Features a complete examination of the Star Trek universe, from the original series to the most recent films directed by J.J.

Abrams, Star Trek (2009) and Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) * Introduces important concepts in philosophy through the vast array of provocative issues raised by the series, such as the ethics of the Prime Directive, Star Trek s philosophy of peace, Data and Voyager s Doctor as persons, moral relativism and the Federation s quest for liberation, the effect of alternate universes on reality and identity, the Borg as transhumanists, Federation Trekonomics, Star Trek s secular society, and much, much more ! * An enterprising and enlightening voyage into deep space that will appeal to hardcore fans and science fiction enthusiasts alike * Publishing in time to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the original TV series

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 368 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Philosophy
  • ISBN: 9781119146001

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