Evolution and Deep Time in Science Fiction

Contributor(s): The Great Courses (Firm) [dst] | Kanopy (Firm) [dst]Publisher number: 1239666 | KanopyPublisher: The Great Courses, 2016Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2016Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (34 minutes): digital, .flv file, soundContent type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceSubject(s): Education, Primary | LiteratureGenre/Form: Educational films Online resources: A Kanopy streaming video | Cover Image Summary: The concept of alternate histories enables vast possibilities. Discover how many science fiction stories tackle massive timescales, taking us from the very beginning to the very end of the universe, and any time and place in between. Examine the ideas science fiction writers proposed about evolution, anthropology, physics, religion, mythology, and more, and see how these concepts influence their view of both modern times and the far future..
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The concept of alternate histories enables vast possibilities. Discover how many science fiction stories tackle massive timescales, taking us from the very beginning to the very end of the universe, and any time and place in between. Examine the ideas science fiction writers proposed about evolution, anthropology, physics, religion, mythology, and more, and see how these concepts influence their view of both modern times and the far future..

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