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Title Philip K. Dick and philosophy : do androids have kindred spirits? / edited by D.E. Wittkower.

Publication Info. Chicago : Open Court, [2011]


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Description 1 online resource (vii, 355 pages) : illustrations.
Series Popular culture and philosophy ; v. 63
Popular culture and philosophy ; v. 63.
Note Includes index.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Title Page; Praise; Popular Culture and Philosophy Series Editor: George A. Reisch; Through a Screen Darkly; 01 -- Hollywood Doesn't Know Dick; We Can Conceive It for Ourselves Wholesale; Free Will at the Box Office; Determinism's Bounty on Free Will; Skepticism for Fun and Profit; What's So Bad about Determinism?; What's So Bad about Skepticism?; A Happy Ending?; 02 -- A Quintessence of Dust; Show Me What You're Made Of; Have You Ever Retired a Human by Mistake?; The Lung-less, All-Penetrating Masterful World-Silence; Do You Think Androids Have Souls?; The Cardinal Mystery of Creation.
Summary Science fiction writer Philip K. Dick (1928-1982) is the giant imagination behind so much recent popular culture-both movies directly based on his writings, such as Blade Runner (based on the novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?), Total Recall, Minority Report, and The Adjustment Bureau plus cult favorites such as A Scanner Darkly, Imposter, Next, Screamers, and Paycheck and works revealing his powerful influence, such as The Matrix and Inception . With the much anticipated forthcoming publication in 2011 of volume 1 of Exegesis, his journal of spiritual visions and paranoic inve.
Subject Dick, Philip K. -- Criticism and interpretation.
Dick, Philip K. (OCoLC)fst00031238
Philosophy in literature.
Science fiction, American -- History and criticism.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General.
Philosophy in literature. (OCoLC)fst01060836
Science fiction, American. (OCoLC)fst01108635
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Added Author Wittkower, D. E., 1977-
Other Form: Print version: 9780812697346 0812697340 (DLC) 2011021040
ISBN 0812697391 (electronic bk.)
9780812697391 (electronic bk.)
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