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The Philosopher’s Wish

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by Henry Gasko.

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What Sci Phi Is All About: Treating Science Fiction as Philosophy

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by David Kyle Johnson Readers of the Sci Phi Journal already know that there is a deep connection between philosophy and science fiction. But what exactly does that connection entail, and why are philosophy and science fiction so well suited for one another? In short, what exactly is Sci Phi all about? How Philosophers Use…

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Avoiding the A.I Apocalypse from Talking Philosophy

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Reader and hopefully soon to be contributor Gene gave us a tip on that perennial Sci Phi question, “How do I avoid the rise of the machines?” with Avoiding the AI Apocalypse #1: Don’t Enslave the Robots. The elimination of humanity by artificial intelligence(s) is a rather old theme in science fiction. In some cases,…

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Philosophical SF recommendations by Philosophers

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Philosopher and future contributor (Issue #3) Dr Eric Schwitzgebel has been polling his fellow philosophers and constructing lists of science fiction they think fits into the Sci Phi spectrum. You can find the most recent list at his blog The Splintered Mind and you will be able to read a fantastic article by him in…

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Of infinity, literature and math

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Magazine reader Gene pointed everyone in the Facebook discussion to this interesting article on Infinities in literature and mathematics by Jorge Alejandro Laris Pardo. I’ve always found the idea of the infinite interesting, but i’m a theist so the question comes up a bit when thinking about things like omnipotence and eternity. During this past…

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