Philosophie et science-fiction

Susan Schneider a sorti un livre sur la philosophie et la science-fiction.

Descartes is a philosophical staple, but I love using science fiction because many students are passionate about it, and it leads them to carefully work through the details of even the most dense philosophical works. And nowadays students have an intuitive understanding of technology that lends itself to thinking philosophically about films like The Matrix and I, Robot. It’s not difficult to steer class discussions away from the “noise” in a storyline and focus on the thought experiment. (Showing a film clip or short story, rather than assigning an entire book, can help.)

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