Sci-Phi: Science Fiction as Philosophy. Episode 22, Gattaca and the Ethics of Reproduction.

Contributor(s): Kyle Johnson, David [actor.] | The Great Courses (Firm) [dst] | Kanopy (Firm) [dst]Publisher number: 6817384 | KanopyPublisher: The Great Courses, 2018Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2019Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (32 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: Dive into the ethical questions of "designer babies," genetic manipulation, and human evolution at the heart of the movie Gattaca, a film which NASA once considered one of the most plausible sci-fi films ever made. Then, turn your attention to a similar issue as you explore the philosophical and scientific ins and outs of cloning, via the Canadian TV show Orphan Black.
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Dive into the ethical questions of "designer babies," genetic manipulation, and human evolution at the heart of the movie Gattaca, a film which NASA once considered one of the most plausible sci-fi films ever made. Then, turn your attention to a similar issue as you explore the philosophical and scientific ins and outs of cloning, via the Canadian TV show Orphan Black.

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