This is one of many questions raised by the Sci-Fi Channel's critically acclaimed series Battlestar Galactica.
Giving Thanks to the Lords of Kobol.
Part I Opening the Ancient Scrolls: Classic Philosophers as Colonial Prophets. Nietzsche on the Cylon Uprising. Blahuta, The Politics of Crisis: Machiavelli in the Colonial Fleet.
Part II I, Cylon: Are Toasters People, Too?. The Identity of Cylons. How to Prevent the Next Cylon War. Moral Issues for Colonials and Cylons.
Jensen, The Search for Starbuck: The Needs of the Many vs. Andrew Terjesen, Resistance vs. Collaboration on New Caprica: What Would You Do?. Identity, Alienation, and Evil.
David Roden, Cylons in the Original Position: Limits of Posthuman Justice. The Search for a Divine? Eberl and Jennifer A. Religious Belief, Atheism, and Meaning. Taneli Kukkonen, God Against the Gods: Faith and the Exodus of the Twelve Colonies. Recurrence, Providence, and Freedom. Earth and the Problem of Knowledge.
Part V Sagittarons, Capricans, and Gemenese: Different Worlds, Different Perspectives.Assembling a stellar fleet of terrestrial talent,Battlestar Galactica and Philosophy is indispensable to bothfans and those who want to explore philosophical and theologicalissues in an entertaining way."/5(3).
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Battlestar Galactica and Philosophy has ratings and 26 reviews. Aleshia said: I've read several of the books in the Philosophy and Pop Culture Series /5. This post will explore what they mean, why they’re important, and how the battle between them encapsulates the moral philosophy of Battlestar.
(Spoiler warning: Battlestar Galactica was a frakkin’ awesome sci-fi show that ran from to as a re-imagining of the original ’70s series. Overall, Battlestar Galactica and Philosophy is an enjoyable experience that provides a good workout for readers' intellects.
For readers who wish to delve more deeply into the ideas presented in these essays, a solid bibliography is provided.4/5(4). I've read several of the books in the Philosophy and Pop Culture Series and I have to say this is the best one so far. It may be because I'm a major Battlestar Galactica fan but I'd like to think this is the best one because of the subject matter of the show/5.