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Irwin, William

The Ultimate Star Trek and Philosophy: The Search for Socrates

Irwin, William - The Ultimate Star Trek and Philosophy: The Search for Socrates, ebook

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  • 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

Keywords: Prime Directive, the final frontier, Borg, Vulcan, hologram, android, Gene Roddenberry, The Next Generation, Star Trek, J.J. Abrams, Spock, Captain James T. Kirk, Data, Starfleet, Voyager, Deep Space Nine, Federation, Klingon, Vulcan, AI, holodeck, Enterprise,  transhumanism, virtual reality, science fiction, pop culture, Aristotle, Kant, Marx, Nietzsche, Confucius, cultural studies, film, movies, television, TV, Prime Directive, the final frontier, Borg, Vulcan, hologram, android, Gene Roddenberry, The Next Generation, Star Trek, J.J. Abrams, Spock, Captain James T. Kirk, Data, Starfleet, Voyager, Deep Space Nine, Federation, Klingon, Vulcan, AI, holodeck, Enterprise,  transhumanism, virtual reality, science fiction, pop culture, Aristotle, Kant, Marx, Nietzsche, Confucius, cultural studies, film, movies, television, TV, Prime Directive, the final frontier, Borg, Vulcan, hologram, android, Gene Roddenberry, The Next Generation, Star Trek, J.J. Abrams, Spock, Captain James T. Kirk, Data, Starfleet, Voyager, Deep Space Nine, Federation, Klingon, Vulcan, AI, holodeck, Enterprise,  transhumanism, virtual reality, science fiction, pop culture, Aristotle, Kant, Marx, Nietzsche, Confucius, cultural studies, film, movies, television, TV, General Philosophy

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Editor
 
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series
Page amount
368 pages
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781119146025
Printed ISBN
9781119146001

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