Sci-Phi: Science Fiction as Philosophy. Episode 21, Soylent Green: Overpopulation and Euthanasia.

Contributor(s): Kyle Johnson, David [actor.] | The Great Courses (Firm) [dst] | Kanopy (Firm) [dst]Publisher number: 6817382 | 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: When is it acceptable to end your own life? With the rising threat of overpopulation on Earth in the future, see what the 1970s film Soylent Green offers as a solution to dwindling space and resources. Also, consider other ways societies, in both science fiction and the real world, tackle the moral issues of euthanasia (both self-chosen and coerced) and population control.
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When is it acceptable to end your own life? With the rising threat of overpopulation on Earth in the future, see what the 1970s film Soylent Green offers as a solution to dwindling space and resources. Also, consider other ways societies, in both science fiction and the real world, tackle the moral issues of euthanasia (both self-chosen and coerced) and population control.

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