The Resource Sci-phi : science fiction as philosophy, David Kyle Johnson, PhD

Sci-phi : science fiction as philosophy, David Kyle Johnson, PhD

Label
Sci-phi : science fiction as philosophy
Title
Sci-phi
Title remainder
science fiction as philosophy
Statement of responsibility
David Kyle Johnson, PhD
Contributor
Production company
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the philosophic questions that sci-fi raises, some of the answers to these questions that the creators of sci-fi give, and evaluates them with the help of history's most important philosophic thinkers
Member of
Cataloging source
KGG
Characteristic
videorecording
Language note
In English; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN3433.6.P55
LC item number
J64 2018
PerformerNote
Lecturer: Professor David Kyle Johnson, King's College
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Johnson, David Kyle
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
720
Series statement
Great courses. Philosophy & intellectual history. Modern philosophy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science fiction
  • Science fiction
  • Science fiction
  • Philosophy
Technique
live action
Label
Sci-phi : science fiction as philosophy, David Kyle Johnson, PhD
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from disc surface
  • Program contains twenty-four lectures; the length of each lecture is: ca. 30 min
  • Lecture notes and program information contained in course guidebook
  • Course no. 4112
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (iv, 306 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-303) in course guidebook
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Interstellar: Is Time Travel Possible?
  • Doctor Who and Time Travel Paradoxes
  • Star Trek: TNG and Alternate Worlds
  • Dark City, Dollhouse, and Personal Identity
  • Westworld and A.I. Artificial Intelligence
  • Transcendence and the Dangers of AI
  • Disc 3.
  • The Thirteenth Floor: Are We Simulated?
  • The Orville, Orwell, and the "Black Mirror"
  • Star Wars: Good versus Evil
  • Disc 1.
  • Firefly, Blake's 7, and Political Rebellion
  • Starship Troopers, Doctor Who, and Just War
  • The Prime Directive and Postcolonialism
  • Disc 4.
  • Capitalism in Metropolis, Elysium, and Panem
  • Snowpiercer and Climate Change
  • Soylent Green: Overpopulation and Euthanasia
  • Gattaca and the Ethics of Reproduction
  • The Handmaid's Tale: Feminism and Religion
  • Kubrick's 2001 and Nietzsche's Übermensch
  • Inception and the Interpretation of Art
  • The Matrix and the Value of Knowledge
  • The Matrix Sequels and Human Free Will
  • The Adjustment Bureau, the Force, and Fate
  • Contact: Science versus Religion
  • Arrival: Aliens and Radical Translation
  • Disc 2.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (approximately 720 min.)
Isbn
9781629975443
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Set includes: 4 DVDs, 1 book.
Other control number
9781629975443
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 4112
  • ID4112A-01
  • PD4112A
  • PB4112A
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • on1040699282
  • (OCoLC)1040699282
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Sci-phi : science fiction as philosophy, David Kyle Johnson, PhD
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from disc surface
  • Program contains twenty-four lectures; the length of each lecture is: ca. 30 min
  • Lecture notes and program information contained in course guidebook
  • Course no. 4112
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (iv, 306 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-303) in course guidebook
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Interstellar: Is Time Travel Possible?
  • Doctor Who and Time Travel Paradoxes
  • Star Trek: TNG and Alternate Worlds
  • Dark City, Dollhouse, and Personal Identity
  • Westworld and A.I. Artificial Intelligence
  • Transcendence and the Dangers of AI
  • Disc 3.
  • The Thirteenth Floor: Are We Simulated?
  • The Orville, Orwell, and the "Black Mirror"
  • Star Wars: Good versus Evil
  • Disc 1.
  • Firefly, Blake's 7, and Political Rebellion
  • Starship Troopers, Doctor Who, and Just War
  • The Prime Directive and Postcolonialism
  • Disc 4.
  • Capitalism in Metropolis, Elysium, and Panem
  • Snowpiercer and Climate Change
  • Soylent Green: Overpopulation and Euthanasia
  • Gattaca and the Ethics of Reproduction
  • The Handmaid's Tale: Feminism and Religion
  • Kubrick's 2001 and Nietzsche's Übermensch
  • Inception and the Interpretation of Art
  • The Matrix and the Value of Knowledge
  • The Matrix Sequels and Human Free Will
  • The Adjustment Bureau, the Force, and Fate
  • Contact: Science versus Religion
  • Arrival: Aliens and Radical Translation
  • Disc 2.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (approximately 720 min.)
Isbn
9781629975443
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Set includes: 4 DVDs, 1 book.
Other control number
9781629975443
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 4112
  • ID4112A-01
  • PD4112A
  • PB4112A
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • on1040699282
  • (OCoLC)1040699282
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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