Science Fiction, Ethics and the Human Condition

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This book explores what science fiction can tell us about the human condition in a technological world, with the ethical dilemmas and consequences that this entails. This book is the result of the joint efforts of scholars and scientists from various disciplines. This interdisciplinary approach sets an example for those who, like us, have been busy assessing the ways in which fictional attempts to fathom the possibilities of science and technology speak to central concerns about what it means to be human in a contemporary world of technology and which ethical dilemmas it brings along. One of the aims of this book is to demonstrate what can be achieved in approaching science fiction as a kind of imaginary laboratory for experimentation, where visions of human (or even post-human) life under various scientific, technological or natural conditions that differ from our own situation can be thought through and commented upon. Although a scholarly work, this book is also designed to be accessible to a general audience that has an interest in science fiction, as well as to a broader academic audience interested in ethical questions.

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ISBN 9783319565750
Sprache Englisch
Ausgabe 1st ed. 2017
Erscheinungsdatum 17.07.2017
Umfang 246 Seiten
Genre Philosophie/Allgemeines, Lexika
Format Hardcover
Verlag Springer International Publishing
Herausgegeben von Christian Baron, Peter Nicolai Halvorsen, Christine Cornea
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