Sci-Phi: Science Fiction as Philosophy. Episode 16, Firefly, Blake's 7, and Political Rebellion.

Contributor(s): Kyle Johnson, David [actor.] | The Great Courses (Firm) [dst] | Kanopy (Firm) [dst]Publisher number: 6817372 | KanopyPublisher: The Great Courses, 2018Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2019Description: 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): Science fiction | Motion pictures | Philosophy and religionGenre/Form: Education films. Online resources: A Kanopy streaming video | Cover Image David Kyle JohnsonSummary: Many science fiction stories revolve around scrappy, sympathetic rebels and the overthrow of oppressive government powers. Here, look at how two series - Blake's 7 and Firefly - take similar approaches to the experience of political oppression and individual defiance. Consider the implications of dissent within society and contemplate the perpetual dilemma of balancing freedom and social order.
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David Kyle Johnson

Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2018.

Many science fiction stories revolve around scrappy, sympathetic rebels and the overthrow of oppressive government powers. Here, look at how two series - Blake's 7 and Firefly - take similar approaches to the experience of political oppression and individual defiance. Consider the implications of dissent within society and contemplate the perpetual dilemma of balancing freedom and social order.

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