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Star Trek and philosophy : the wrath of Kant / edited by Jason T. Eberl and Kevin S. Decker.

Eberl, Jason T. (Added Author). Decker, Kevin S. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780812697049 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0812697049 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 287 pages).
  • Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Open Court, [2008]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
From Shakespeare to Wittgenstein : "Darmok" and cultural literacy / Paul A. Cantor -- Death and rebirth of a Vulcan mind / Ritoku, as transmitted to Walter Robinson -- "Humans smile with so little provocation" / Harald Thorsrud -- Wrath of Nietzsche / Shai Biderman and William J. Devlin -- Mind your Ps and Qs : power, pleasure, and the Q Continuum / Robert Arp -- "Killing your own clone is still murder" : genetics, ethics, and Khaaaaan! / Jason T. Eberl -- Enterprise of military ethics : Jean-Luc Picard as Starfleet's conscience / Tim Challans -- Is Odo a collaborator? / Sander Lee -- "The rules of acquisition can't help you now" : what can the Ferengi teach us about business ethics? / Jacob M. Held -- Inhuman nature, or what's it like to be a borg? / Kevin S. Decker -- Recognizing the big picture : why we want to live in the Federation / Jason Murphy and Todd Porter -- Why not live in the holodeck? / Philip Tallon and Jerry L. Walls -- Second-coming of Kahless : Worf's "will to believe" / Heather Keith -- Cardassian "monsters" and Bajoran "freedom fighters" / Marnie Nolton -- Time-- the final frontier / Amy Kind -- "Your big chance to get away from it all" : life, death, and immortality / Theodore Schick -- Spock's Vulcan mind meld : a primer for the philosophy of mind / Mahesh Ananth -- Harry Mudd always lies / Jerry Kapus.
Summary, etc.:
"Essays address philosophical aspects of the five television series and ten feature films that make up the Star Trek fictional universe"--Provided by publisher.
Source of Description Note:
Description based on print version record.
Subject: Star Trek television programs > History and criticism.
Star Trek films > History and criticism.
Star trek.
Fine Arts.
PERFORMING ARTS / Television / Guides & Reviews.
PERFORMING ARTS / Television / History & Criticism.
Genre: Electronic books.

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