Star Trek and Philosophy

"Essays address philosophical aspects of the five television series and ten feature films that make up the Star Trek fictional universe"--Provided by publisher.

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  • Author : Jason T. Eberl
  • Publisher : Open Court Publishing
  • Pages : 287 pages
  • ISBN : 0812696492
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Star Trek and Philosophy

Star Trek and Philosophy
  • Author : Jason T. Eberl,Kevin S. Decker
  • Publisher : Open Court Publishing
  • Release : 24 July 2021
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"Essays address philosophical aspects of the five television series and ten feature films that make up the Star Trek fictional universe"--Provided by publisher.

The Ultimate Star Trek and Philosophy

The Ultimate Star Trek and Philosophy
  • Author : Kevin S. Decker,William Irwin,Jason T. Eberl
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 04 April 2016
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A collection of highly logical essays that provide a thorough examination of the Star trek universe-- from the original series to Star trek into darkness (2013). The questions raised-- and sometimes answered-- range from the ethics of the Prime Directive to the identity of Data and holograms as people.

The Ethics of Star Trek

The Ethics of Star Trek
  • Author : Judith Barad,Ed Robertson
  • Publisher : Harper Perennial
  • Release : 27 November 2001
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For Trekkies everywhere, a fascinating look at the philosophy of Star Trek, from Kirk and Spock to Janeway and Seven of Nine For four decades, Star Trek has been the obsession of millions of fans. But real Trekkies know that the show is more than just riveting entertainment. Its complex moral dilemmas present a view of the future that holds important truths for us in the present. Drawing on episodes from all four Star Trek generations, this unique book explores

Trekonomics

Trekonomics
  • Author : Manu Saadia
  • Publisher : Inkshares
  • Release : 31 May 2016
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"Manu Saadia has managed to show us one more reason, perhaps the most compelling one of all, why we all need the world of Star Trek to one day become the world we live in." — Chris Black, Writer and Co-Executive Producer, Star Trek: Enterprise What would the world look like if everybody had everything they wanted or needed? Trekonomics, the premier book in financial journalist Felix Salmon's imprint PiperText, approaches scarcity economics by coming at it backwards — through thinking about

Star Trek and Philosophy

Star Trek and Philosophy
  • Author : Kevin Decker Jason Eberl
  • Publisher : ReadHowYouWant.com
  • Release : 01 October 2010
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From cult to mainstream, the Star Trek epic has gone where no work of dramatic art has gone before, to become the most popular imaginary world yet conceived. The same restless and relentless spirit of exploration that propels the voyages of the starship Enterprise is also the driving force of philosophical wonder throughout human history. Star Trek and philosophy share the same prime directive: testing ideas from our past and present to progressively improve our future. In Star Trek and

The Philosophy of J.J. Abrams

The Philosophy of J.J. Abrams
  • Author : Patricia Brace,Robert Arp
  • Publisher : University Press of Kentucky
  • Release : 28 April 2014
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American auteur Jeffrey Jacob "J. J." Abrams's genius for creating densely plotted scripts has won him broad commercial and critical success in TV shows such as Felicity (1998--2002), Emmy-nominated Alias (2001--2006), Emmy and Golden Globe-winning Lost (2004--2010), and the critically acclaimed Fringe (2008--2013). In addition, his direction in films such as Cloverfield (2008), Super 8 (2011), and the new Mission Impossible and Star Trek films has left fans eagerly awaiting his revival of the Star Wars franchise. As a writer, director, producer, and

Sherlock Holmes and Philosophy

Sherlock Holmes and Philosophy
  • Author : Josef Steiff
  • Publisher : Open Court Publishing
  • Release : 24 July 2021
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The best and wisest of men or a heartless machine? Crusader for justice or cynical egoist? Mr. Holmes, the brain of Baker Street, continues to fascinate, to baffle, and to be interpreted very differently—by, among others, Basil Rathbone, Jeremy Brett, Robert Downey Jr., and Benedict Cumberbatch, without losing his unmistakable identity. Sherlock Holmes and Philosophy applies observation and deduction to the ultimate “three pipe problem,” the meaning of Sherlock Holmes. -- Cover p. [4] and publisher's website.

The Physics of Star Trek

The Physics of Star Trek
  • Author : Lawrence M. Krauss
  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Release : 02 August 2007
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What warps when you're traveling at warp speed? What is the difference between a wormhole and a black hole? Are time loops really possible, and can I kill my grandmother before I am born? Anyone who has ever wondered “could this really happen?” will gain useful insights into the Star Trek universe (and, incidentally, the real world of physics) in this charming and accessible guide. Lawrence M. Krauss boldly goes where Star Trek has gone-and beyond. From Newton to Hawking,

The Ultimate Star Wars and Philosophy

The Ultimate Star Wars and Philosophy
  • Author : Jason T. Eberl,Kevin S. Decker
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 14 August 2015
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Does it take faith to be a Jedi? Are droids capable of thought? Should Jar Jar Binks be held responsible for the rise of the Empire? Presenting entirely new essays, no aspect of the myth and magic of George Lucas’s creation is left philosophically unexamined in The Ultimate Star Wars and Philosophy. The editors of the original Star Wars and Philosophy strike back in this Ultimate volume that encompasses the complete Star Wars universe Presents the most far-reaching examination

Star Trek: The Wisdom of Picard

Star Trek: The Wisdom of Picard
  • Author : Chip Carter
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 10 November 2020
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Discover all of Captain Jean-Luc Picard’s sage advice, insight, and wisdom from the deck of the USS Enterprise and beyond in this ultimate collection of wise words from the esteemed Starfleet captain. Any Star Trek fan knows that Captain Jean-Luc Picard is renowned for his impressive oratory skills, preferring negotiation and diplomacy over violence and destruction. Now, you can finally ponder all of his wisdom in one place—from his thoughts on leadership and sense of duty to justice

The Metaphysics Of Star Trek

The Metaphysics Of Star Trek
  • Author : Richard Hanley
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 09 July 1997
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Uses "Star Trek" as a basis for exploring various philosophical ideas and theories, including the extent of free will, the proper treatment of nonhumans, the nature of personal survival, and the nature of a person

Battlestar Galactica and Philosophy

Battlestar Galactica and Philosophy
  • Author : Jason T. Eberl
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 31 August 2011
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What’s the point of living after your world has been destroyed? This is one of many questions raised by the Sci-Fi Channel’s critically acclaimed series Battlestar Galactica. More than just an action-packed “space opera,” each episode offers a dramatic character study of the human survivors and their Cylon pursuers as they confront existential, moral, metaphysical, theological, and political crises. This volume addresses some of the key questions to which the Colonials won’t find easy answers, even when

James Bond and Philosophy

James Bond and Philosophy
  • Author : James B. South,Jacob M. Held
  • Publisher : Open Court
  • Release : 30 March 2012
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“Bond. James Bond.” Since Sean Connery first uttered that iconic phrase in Dr. No, more than one quarter of the world’s population has seen a 007 film. Witty and urbane, Bond seduces and kills with equal ease — often, it seems, with equal enthusiasm. This enthusiasm, coupled with his freedom to do what is forbidden to everyone else, evokes fascinating philosophical questions. Here, 15 witty, thought-provoking essays discuss hidden issues in Bond’s world, from his carnal pleasures to his license to

Science Fiction and Philosophy

Science Fiction and Philosophy
  • Author : Susan Schneider
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 03 June 2010
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A timely volume that uses science fiction as a springboard to meaningful philosophical discussions, especially at points of contact between science fiction and new scientific developments. Raises questions and examines timely themes concerning the nature of the mind, time travel, artificial intelligence, neural enhancement, free will, the nature of persons, transhumanism, virtual reality, and neuroethics Draws on a broad range of books, films and television series, including The Matrix, Star Trek, Blade Runner, Frankenstein, Brave New World, The Time Machine,