The Best Military Science Fiction of the 20th Century
Best known for his tales of mystery and the macabre, Poe was one of the earliest American practitioners of the short story and is sometimes considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre. He is further credited with contributing to the emerging genre of science fiction. His fiction spans multiple genres, including horror fiction, adventure, science fiction, and detective fiction, a genre he is credited with inventing.
Featuring numerous updates and enhancements, Science Fiction and Philosophy, 2nd Edition, presents a collection of readings that utilize concepts developed from science fiction to explore a variety of classic and contemporary philosophical issues. Uses science fiction to address a series of classic and contemporary philosophical issues, including many raised by recent scientific developments Explores questions relating to transhumanism, brain enhancement, time travel, the nature of the self, and the ethics of artificial intelligence Features numerous updates to the popular and highly acclaimed first edition, including new chapters addressing the cutting-edge topic of the technological singularity Draws on a broad range of science fiction’s more familiar novels, films, and TV series, including I, Robot, The Hunger Games, The Matrix, Star Trek, Blade Runner, and Brave New World Provides a gateway into classic philosophical puzzles and topics informed by the latest technology
Arthur Conan Doyle was an English writer best known for his detective stories about Sherlock Holmes. This book includes two great science fiction stories from the cycle of the Professor Challenger's adventures: "When The World Screamed" and "The Disintegration Machine."
The War of the Worlds is one of the most frightening science fiction novels ever written. When a spaceship falls from the sky and lands in southern England, few people are worried. But when strange creatures climb out and start killing, nobody is safe.
Fun, cultural and informative, this series of readers offers an extensive range of fiction and non-fiction titles that reinforce the basic structures and vocabulary found in most primary courses. The Macmillan Children's Readers series can be used as supplementary reading material with any primary course. A picture dictionary (or wordlist) and activity pages are at the back of each book and an accompanying Audio gives children a chance to listen to the stories while they read them.
The story is about a guest from the future, which hindered and helped the famous science fiction writer Philip K. Dick to create books. He, in turn, changed her life and her distant reality.