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Science fiction, alien encounters, and the ethics of posthumanism : beyond the golden rule /

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Main Author: Gomel, Elana. (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
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Table of Contents:
  • Why do we need aliens?
  • "The force that gives us meaning" : alien invasion and search for redemption
  • Idylls of the same : Soviet SF, cosmic humanism, and escape from history
  • The contagion of posthumanity : alien infestation and the paradox of subjectivity
  • Human skins, alien masks : allegories of postcolonial guilt
  • The human trinity : what makes us other?
  • Stanislaw Lem and the holocaust of humanism.