Religion And Science Fiction

Religion in Science Fiction: The Evolution of an Idea and the Extinction of a Genre

Religion in Science Fiction: The Evolution of an Idea and the Extinction of a Genre (Scientific Studies of Religion: Inquiry and Explanation) by Steven Hrotic
2014 | ISBN: 1472533550, 1474273173 | English | 240 pages | PDF | 6 MB
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.
Engaged Pedagogy, Enraged Pedagogy: Reconciling Politics, Emotion, Religion, and Science for Critical Pedagogy

Tony Monchinski - Engaged Pedagogy, Enraged Pedagogy: Reconciling Politics, Emotion, Religion, and Science for Critical Pedagogy
Published: 2011-01-07 | ISBN: 9460914462, 9460914470 | PDF | 170 pages | 2.85 MB

Otto Binder: The Life and Work of a Comic Book and Science Fiction Visionary  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at July 2, 2017
Otto Binder: The Life and Work of a Comic Book and Science Fiction Visionary

Otto Binder: The Life and Work of a Comic Book and Science Fiction Visionary by Bill Schelly
English | June 7th, 2016 | ASIN: B015BCTGZQ | 352 pages | AZW3 | 13.83 MB

Otto Binder: The Life and Work of a Comic Book and Science Fiction Visionary chronicles the career of Otto Binder, from pulp magazine author to writer of Supergirl, Captain Marvel, and Superman comics. As the originator of the first sentient robot in literature ("I, Robot," published in Amazing Stories in 1939 and predating Isaac Asimov's collection of the same name), Binder's effect on science fiction was profound.

Innovation, between Science and Science Fiction  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by nebulae at July 1, 2017
Innovation, between Science and Science Fiction

Thomas Michaud, "Innovation, between Science and Science Fiction"
English | ISBN: 178630130X | 2017 | 196 pages | PDF | 1 MB

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.
Wizards, Aliens, and Starships: Physics and Math in Fantasy and Science Fiction (repost)

Wizards, Aliens, and Starships: Physics and Math in Fantasy and Science Fiction by Charles L. Adler
English | 2014 | ISBN: 0691147159 | ISBN-13: 9780691147154 | 392 pages | EPUB | 2,4 MB
Dynamic Secularization: Information Technology and the Tension Between Religion and Science

Dynamic Secularization: Information Technology and the Tension Between Religion and Science By William Sims Bainbridge
English | PDF | 2017 | 270 Pages | ISBN : 331956501X | 6.3 MB

This book discusses secularization, arguing that it may be more complex and significant than is generally recognized. Using a number of online exploration methods, the author provides insights into how religion may be changing, and how information technology might be energized in this process.
Cyberculture, Cyborgs and Science Fiction: Consciousness and the Posthuman (Consciousness: Literature and the Arts 2)

Cyberculture, Cyborgs and Science Fiction: Consciousness and the Posthuman (Consciousness: Literature and the Arts 2) by William S. Haney II
English | 2006 | ISBN: 9042019484 | 202 Pages | PDF | 1.45 MB