Peter Swirski is the Head of American Studies at the University of Hong Kong. His key research areas are twentieth-century American literature and culture, including popular fiction and film; critical theory, especially aesthetics, genre theory, game theory, and epistemology; and the work of science fiction writer Stanislaw Lem.
Introduction 1. Literature and Knowledge 2. Literature and Modelling 3. Literature and Evolution 4. Literature and Thought Experiments 5. Literature and Game Theory Conclusion. Works Cited and Consulted