Classics Science Fiction

Pseudoscience and Science Fiction (Science and Fiction) [Repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by hill0 at June 23, 2017
Pseudoscience and Science Fiction (Science and Fiction) [Repost]

Pseudoscience and Science Fiction (Science and Fiction) by Andrew May
English | 22 Sept. 2016 | ISBN: 3319426044 | 192 Pages | PDF | 6.61 MB

Aliens, flying saucers, ESP, the Bermuda Triangle, antigravity … are we talking about science fiction or pseudoscience? Sometimes it is difficult to tell the difference.

Histories of the Future: Studies in Fact, Fantasy and Science Fiction  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AvaxGenius at June 1, 2017
Histories of the Future: Studies in Fact, Fantasy and Science Fiction

Histories of the Future: Studies in Fact, Fantasy and Science Fiction By Alan Sandison, Robert Dingley
English | PDF | 2000 | 219 Pages | ISBN : 0333776410 | 11 MB

This collection of interdisciplinary essays examines some of the ways in which writers, artists, film-makers, strategists and political thinkers have imagined the future over the last two centuries. Although a number of contributions discuss 'mainstream' science fiction, the collection's emphasis is not on any single genre, but rather on the ways in which different histories - technological, cultural, military, ideological - generate and inform different modes of speculation about things to come.

Feminist Science Fiction and Feminist Epistemology: Four Modes  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Jeembo at May 30, 2017
Feminist Science Fiction and Feminist Epistemology: Four Modes

Feminist Science Fiction and Feminist Epistemology: Four Modes by Ritch Calvin
English | 2016 | ISBN: 3319324691 | 304 Pages | PDF | 4.3 MB

This book argues that feminist science fiction shares the same concerns as feminist epistemology - challenges to the sex of the knower, the valuation of the abstract over the concrete, the dismissal of the physical, the focus on rationality and reason, the devaluation of embodied knowledge, and the containment of (some) bodies.

Robur the Conqueror (Early Classics of Science Fiction)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by IrGens at May 10, 2017
Robur the Conqueror (Early Classics of Science Fiction)

Robur the Conqueror (Early Classics of Science Fiction) by Jules Verne, edited by Arthur B. Evans
English | July 11, 2017 | ISBN: 081957726X | EPUB | 324 pages | 14.3 MB

Celestial Empire: The Emergence of Chinese Science Fiction  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by IrGens at March 21, 2017
Celestial Empire: The Emergence of Chinese Science Fiction

Celestial Empire: The Emergence of Chinese Science Fiction (Early Classics of Science Fiction) by Nathaniel Isaacson
English | February 7, 2017 | ISBN: 0819576670, 0819576689 | EPUB | 240 pages | 8.9 MB
We Modern People: Science Fiction and the Making of Russian Modernity (Early Classics of Science Fiction)

We Modern People: Science Fiction and the Making of Russian Modernity (Early Classics of Science Fiction) by Anindita Banerjee
English | January 3, 2013 | ISBN: 0819573345, 0819573337 | EPUB | 230 pages | 1.5 MB

How Great Science Fiction Works [TTC Audio]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by IrGens at Nov. 4, 2016
How Great Science Fiction Works [TTC Audio]

How Great Science Fiction Works [TTC Audio]
English | January 8, 2016 | ASIN: B01A1F86QS, ISBN: 1629972436 | MP3@96 kbps | 12 hrs 35 mins | 518 MB
Lecturer: Professor Gary K. Wolfe

Discovery Channel - Prophets of Science Fiction (2011) [Repost]  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Sept. 25, 2016
Discovery Channel - Prophets of Science Fiction (2011) [Repost]

Discovery Channel - Prophets of Science Fiction (2011)
DVD-Rip | 720 x 400 | .AVI/XviD @ 2248 Kbps | 8x~42mn | English AC-3 192 Kbps, 2 channels | 5.78 GB
Genre: Documentary

What once was just imagination is now real; what was once the distant future is now around the corner. The "Science Fiction" of the past has now simply become "Science". And the science of the future was strangely prophesied by a group of visionaries whose dreams once may have deemed them renegades and "mad scientists," have become reality! In 1950, the term "Robotics" was coined by author Isaac Asimov in his book I.ROBOT — and our collective imagination reeled.
The Golden Age of Science Fiction, Volume III: An Anthology of 50 Short Stories  (Repost)

The Golden Age of Science Fiction, Volume III: An Anthology of 50 Short Stories
English | ASIN: B0039PT3S8 | 2010 | EPUB/MOBI | 706 pages | 1 MB
The Golden Age of Science Fiction, Volume II: An Anthology of 50 Short Stories  (Repost)

The Golden Age of Science Fiction, Volume II: An Anthology of 50 Short Stories
English | ASIN: B0038KX9HA | 2010 | EPUB/MOBI | 990 pages | 2 MB