Science-Fiction represents some of the Best Philosophy

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Science-Fiction represents a great way to allow some of the most imaginative and visionary authors and film directors of all time to transport us to places where anything is possible and the only rules are the ones set by the world’s creator. But, it is much more than this. Not only does it make us think of the universe in new ways, it can make us think about life from new and novel perspectives that standard fiction can never achieve.  For me, Sci-Fi represents one of the best outlets for philosophy that is on offer today.

The basic goal of philosophy is to ask the big questions about life; what is consciousness and free will? What is morality and how do we be good? What makes good politics and how is a good state run? Sci-Fi can comment on these questions, and can ask questions from unusual and innovative angles…

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