From Narnia To Space Odyssey

From Narnia To Space Odyssey

by Arthur C. Clarke, C. S. Lewis, Ryder W. Miller
     
 
From Narnia To A Space Odyssey is the dialogue--through fiction, non-fiction, and correspondence--in which Arthur C. Clarke and C. S. Lewis debate, discuss, and consider the great hope and potential dangers of the rise of technology. Their encounter sets the stage for a question we face today: Is technology the beauty that will lead to a more utopian society, or

Overview

From Narnia To A Space Odyssey is the dialogue--through fiction, non-fiction, and correspondence--in which Arthur C. Clarke and C. S. Lewis debate, discuss, and consider the great hope and potential dangers of the rise of technology. Their encounter sets the stage for a question we face today: Is technology the beauty that will lead to a more utopian society, or is it the beast that endangers our humanity and spirit?
About the Author
Editor Ryder W. Miller is a noted commentator and environmental reporter, eco-critic and science writer with a strong interest in space exploration and space policy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781596871434
Publisher:
ibooks, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/09/2011
Pages:
178
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.41(d)

Meet the Author

Sir Arthur C. Clarke (1917-2008) was one of the supreme science fiction writers of the century and achieved vast popularity with 2001: A Space Odyssey, which extended into a series of four books & two short stories. Other notable works include his Rama series of novels and the Hugo Award-winning short story The Star. Clarke augmented his fame later on in the 1980s, from being the host of several television shows such as Arthur C. Clarke's Mysterious World.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
December 16, 1917
Date of Death:
March 19, 2008
Place of Birth:
Minehead, Somerset, England
Place of Death:
Sri Lanka
Education:
1948, King's College, London, first-class honors in Physics and Mathematics

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