Battlestar Galactica and Philosophy

Battlestar Galactica and Philosophy

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by Josef Steiff
     
 

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In attempting to retain her "human" side, does Sharon really have free will? Is killing a Cylon murder or garbage disposal? These are some of the questions addressed in this thoughtful collection of writings on the philosophical underpinnings of Battlestar, Galactica. The book includes a brief analysis of the original 1970s and 80s series but concentrates

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In attempting to retain her "human" side, does Sharon really have free will? Is killing a Cylon murder or garbage disposal? These are some of the questions addressed in this thoughtful collection of writings on the philosophical underpinnings of Battlestar, Galactica. The book includes a brief analysis of the original 1970s and 80s series but concentrates primarily on the episodes, characters, and issues from the entirely reimagined current series (including its fourth and final season, scheduled for airing in early 2008) as well as the two-hour TV movie and direct-to-DVD release Razor.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812696431
Publisher:
Open Court Publishing Company
Publication date:
05/28/2008
Series:
Popular Culture and Philosophy
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
1,354,677
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

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