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School and Society Through Science Fiction…

School and Society Through Science Fiction

by Joseph D. Olander (Editor), Martin H. Greenberg (Editor), Patricia S. Warrick (Editor)

Other authors: Poul Anderson (Contributor), Christopher Anvil (Contributor), Isaac Asimov (Contributor), Philip K. Dick (Contributor), Thomas M. Disch (Contributor)16 more, Jerry Farber (Contributor), Howard Fast (Contributor), Gene Fisher (Contributor), Charles L. Harness (Contributor), Harry Harrison (Contributor), Zenna Henderson (Contributor), Tom Herzog (Contributor), Norman Kagan (Contributor), Leo P. Kelley (Contributor), R. A. Lafferty (Contributor), Richard O. Lewis (Contributor), Raylyn Moore (Contributor), William Rotsler (Contributor), Henry Slesar (Contributor), John B. Thomas (Contributor), Robert Thurston (Contributor)

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Originally published by Rand McNally in 1974, this volume investigates the applicability of science fiction to the study of social foundations of education and its problems. The editors argue that science fiction is an ideal tool for analyzing the problems because it does not possess limitations on the nature of problematic inquiry; its boundary of inquiry is subject only to that of the human imagination. Science fiction offers the student of school and society a methodological tool by which man and his relationships) actual and possible) may be studied. The possibility of ideas simply reinforces their probability, and the link between the present and the future becomes the human imagination.… (more)



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Olander, Joseph D.Editorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Greenberg, Martin H.Editormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Warrick, Patricia S.Editormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Anderson, PoulContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Anvil, ChristopherContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Asimov, IsaacContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Dick, Philip K.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Disch, Thomas M.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Farber, JerryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Fast, HowardContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Fisher, GeneContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Harness, Charles L.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Harrison, HarryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Henderson, ZennaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Herzog, TomContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kagan, NormanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kelley, Leo P.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lafferty, R. A.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lewis, Richard O.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Moore, RaylynContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Rotsler, WilliamContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Slesar, HenryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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