Sci-Phi: Science Fiction as Philosophy. Episode 14, The Orville, Orwell, and the "Black Mirror".

Sci-Phi: Science Fiction as Philosophy. Episode 14, The Orville, Orwell, and the "Black Mirror". - 1 online resource (streaming video file) (34 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound

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David Kyle Johnson

Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2018.

The pervasive influence of social media makes life feel more performative than ever, yet it really just demonstrates an old dilemma heightened by new technology. Here, see how the anthology show Black Mirror and the Star Trek-influenced series The Orville offer episodes that examine extreme cases of objectification and mob mentality.


Mode of access: World Wide Web.


In English

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Science fiction.
Motion pictures.
Philosophy and religion.


Education films.