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The art and science of Stanislaw Lem

Author: Peter Swirski
Publisher: Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Polish science fiction writer Stanislaw Lem, whose works include Return from the Stars, The Cyberiad, A Perfect Vacuum, and Solaris, has been hailed as a ""literary Einstein"" and a science-fiction Bach. The Art and Science of Stanislaw Lem provides an inter-disciplinary analysis of his influence on Western culture and the creative partnering of art and science in his fiction and futorology by American and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Art and science of Stanislaw Lem.
Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2007407189
Named Person: Stanisław Lem; Stanisław Lem
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Swirski
ISBN: 9780773575073 0773575073
OCLC Number: 647844524
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 197 pages)
Contents: ""Contents""; ""Introduction: The Man behind the Giant""; ""1 Smart Robots""; ""2 (Un)masking the Agent: Stanislaw Lem�s “The Mask�""; ""3 Betrization Is the Worst Solution � with the Exception of All Others""; ""4 A Freudian Peek at Lem�s Fiasco""; ""5 Summa technologiae � Looking Back and Ahead""; ""6 Models of Evolution in the Writings of Stanislaw Lem""; ""7 Skepticism, Realism, Fallibilism: On Lem�s Epistemological Themes""; ""8 Lem, Central Europe, and the Genre of Technological Empire""; ""9 Lem on Film""; ""10 Solaris! Solaris. Solaris?"" ""Stanislaw Lem: A Brief Chronological Biography""""Bibliography""; ""About the Authors""
Responsibility: edited by Peter Swirski.
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Examines the social and cultural significance of technology and science in the work of the Polish science fiction writer Stanislaw Lem, whose works include "Return from the Stars" and "Solaris". This  Read more...

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