Science Fiction

How Great Science Fiction Works [reduced]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by FenixN at Aug. 19, 2016
How Great Science Fiction Works [reduced]

How Great Science Fiction Works
24xHDRip | M4V/AVC, ~309 kb/s | 852x480 | Duration: 12:35:31 | English: AAC, 171 kb/s (2 ch) | + PDF Guide
Size: 2.64 GB | Genre: Culture, language

Robots, spaceships, futuristic megacities, planets orbiting distant stars… these icons of science fiction are now in our daily news. Science fiction, once maligned as mere pulp, has motivated cutting-edge scientific research, inspired new technologies, and changed how we view everyday life—and its themes and questions permeate popular culture. Take an unparalleled look at the influence, history, and greatest works of science fiction with illuminating insights and fascinating facts about this wide-ranging genre.

How Great Science Fiction Works  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by FenixN at July 14, 2016
How Great Science Fiction Works

How Great Science Fiction Works
24xHDRip | MP4/AVC, ~1513 kb/s | 1280x720 | Duration: 12:35:31 | English: AAC, 192 kb/s (2 ch) | + PDF Guide
Size: 9.04 GB | Genre: Culture, language

Robots, spaceships, futuristic megacities, planets orbiting distant stars… these icons of science fiction are now in our daily news. Science fiction, once maligned as mere pulp, has motivated cutting-edge scientific research, inspired new technologies, and changed how we view everyday life—and its themes and questions permeate popular culture. Take an unparalleled look at the influence, history, and greatest works of science fiction with illuminating insights and fascinating facts about this wide-ranging genre.
The Dystopian Impulse in Modern Literature: Fiction as Social Criticism (Contributions to the Study of Science Fiction & Fantas

The Dystopian Impulse in Modern Literature: Fiction as Social Criticism (Contributions to the Study of Science Fiction & Fantasy) by M. Keith Booker
English | May 17, 1994 | ISBN: 031329092X | 204 Pages | PDF | 10 MB

While literary utopias depict an ideal society and reflect an optimistic belief in the triumph of humanity and government, dystopias present a society marked by suffering caused by human and political evils. This book offers a detailed study of several literary dystopias and analyzes them as social criticism.
Biopunk Dystopias Genetic Engineering, Society and Science Fiction (Liverpool Science Fiction Texts and Studies)

Biopunk Dystopias Genetic Engineering, Society and Science Fiction (Liverpool Science Fiction Texts and Studies) by Lars Schmeink
English | Jan. 1, 2017 | ISBN: 1781383766 | 280 Pages | PDF | 2 MB

Biopunk Dystopias' contends that we find ourselves at a historical nexus, defined by the rise of biology as the driving force of scientific progress, a strongly grown mainstream attention given to genetic engineering in the wake of the Human Genome Project (1990-2003), the changing sociological view of a liquid modern society, and shifting discourses on the posthuman, including a critical posthumanism that decenters the privileged subject of humanism.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Publishing Science Fiction [Repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ChrisRedfield at Aug. 11, 2017
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Publishing Science Fiction [Repost]

Cory Doctorow, Karl Schroeder - The Complete Idiot's Guide to Publishing Science Fiction
Published: 2000-07-14 | ISBN: 0028639189 | PDF | 360 pages | 4.38 MB

Future's Ending: A Science Fiction Short Story Anthology  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by lengen at Aug. 7, 2017
Future's Ending: A Science Fiction Short Story Anthology

Future's Ending: A Science Fiction Short Story Anthology by Gene Michaels
English | Dec. 14, 2016 | ISBN: 1541071735 | 121 Pages | ePub | 1 MB

When our future ends, what will you be doing?
The question about how the world will end is as old as we are. As we are carried towards an ever more uncertain future on an overpopulated planet, which appears destined for destruction, this question takes on an even greater significance.

The Philosophy of Science Fiction Film  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ChrisRedfield at Aug. 3, 2017
The Philosophy of Science Fiction Film

Steven M. Sanders - The Philosophy of Science Fiction Film
Published: 2007-12-14 | ISBN: 0813124727, 0813192609 | PDF | 240 pages | 1.16 MB

The Business of Science Fiction: Two Insiders Discuss Writing and Publishing  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by alt_f4 at Aug. 2, 2017
The Business of Science Fiction: Two Insiders Discuss Writing and Publishing

The Business of Science Fiction: Two Insiders Discuss Writing and Publishing by Mike Resnick
English | Mar. 9, 2010 | ISBN: 0786447974 | 276 Pages | PDF | 11 MB

Two prolific and award-winning science fiction writers, Mike Resnick and Barry N. Malzberg, have been publishing a "Dialogue" in every issue of the SFWA Bulletin, official publication of the Science Fiction Writers of America, for more than a decade.

Science Fiction, Ethics and the Human Condition (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AvaxGenius at July 23, 2017
Science Fiction, Ethics and the Human Condition (Repost)

Science Fiction, Ethics and the Human Condition By Christian Baron, Peter Nicolai Halvorsen, Christine Cornea
English | PDF | 2017 | 244 Pages | ISBN : 3319565753 | 3.2 MB

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.

Science Fiction, Ethics and the Human Condition  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AvaxGenius at July 15, 2017
Science Fiction, Ethics and the Human Condition

Science Fiction, Ethics and the Human Condition By Christian Baron, Peter Nicolai Halvorsen, Christine Cornea
English | PDF | 2017 | 244 Pages | ISBN : 3319565753 | 3.2 MB

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.