Sci Phi Journal: Issue #1, October 2014: The Journal of Science Fiction and Philosophy
Author: Jason Rennie, Joshua M. Young, Jane Lebak, Frederick Best, David Hallquist, David Kyle Johnson, Ruth Tallman, Stephen S. Hanson, James Druley, Daniel Vecchio, Peter Sean Bradley, John C. Wright
Format: Kindle Edition
Publisher: Sci Phi Productions
Release Date: September 26, 2014
Sci Phi is an online science fiction and philosophy magazine. In each issue you will find stories that explore questions of life, the universe and everything and articles that delve into the deep philosophical waters of science fiction universes.
This month we have,
An original Novellete from author John C. Wright, The Ideal Machine, a tale of aliens from a distant star come to visit an old country church and offer our world a chance for the future.
Original Science Fiction stories from
Joshua M. Young - Domo - A story of a Robot who wonders if he has a soul
David Hallquist - Falling To Eternity - Can a Blackhole help you get away with murder?
Frederick Best - Cosmic Foam - What is beyond the visible world
Jane Lebak - Abandoned River, Dry Water - What do you do when life throws you a curve ball?
Original Essays by
David Kyle Johnson - In Defense of the Matrix Saga: Appreciating the Sequel through Philosophy
James Druley - Star Trek's Prime Directive : Moral Guidelines, Exceptions and Absolutes
Stephen S. Hanson - Personhood in H.Beam Piper's Little Fuzzy
Daniel Vecchio - "I am Groot": An Aristotelian Reflection on Space Aliens and Substance
Ruth Tallman - Endangered Species: Exploring Transhumanism, Genetic Engineering and Personhood Through the World of Sweet Tooth
And a book review by Peter Sean Bradley, Monster Hunter International by Larry Correia.