Sci-Phi: Science Fiction as Philosophy. Episode 20, Snowpiercer and Climate Change.

Contributor(s): Kyle Johnson, David [actor.] | The Great Courses (Firm) [dst] | Kanopy (Firm) [dst]Publisher number: 6817380 | KanopyPublisher: The Great Courses, 2018Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2019Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (36 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: Open this lecture with a look at how and why we get scientific information from experts and why what we should conclude about climate change is as much of a philosophical issue as it is a scientific one. Then, through the film Snowpiercer, take a look at how a lukewarm approach to pressing issues can create narratives of false security and cast doubt on real dangers that will have consequences.
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David Kyle Johnson

Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2018.

Open this lecture with a look at how and why we get scientific information from experts and why what we should conclude about climate change is as much of a philosophical issue as it is a scientific one. Then, through the film Snowpiercer, take a look at how a lukewarm approach to pressing issues can create narratives of false security and cast doubt on real dangers that will have consequences.

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