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Fantasy and the Buffered Self

Winter 2014Alan Jacobs on how the genre offers re-enchantment without risk

Jurassic Generation

Winter/Spring 2013Ari N. Schulman on the unintended consequences of the twenty-year-old dinosaur movie

The Golem and the Limits of Artifice

Summer 2013Charles T. Rubin on what the Jewish legend can (and cannot) teach us about bioethics

The Dark and Starry Eyes of Ray Bradbury

Summer 2012Lauren Weiner on the wonderful weirdness of the late author

Machine Morality and Human Responsibility

Summer 2011Charles T. Rubin on the paradoxes of the project to program virtue

Utopian Virtues

May 24, 2011

Avatar and the Flight from Reality

Spring 2010James Bowman on the sci-fi blockbuster and the mimetic tradition in art

Plato in Space

Summer 2009Charles T. Rubin on science, politics, and faith in Neal Stephenson’s Anathem

The Ambiguous Utopia of Iain M. Banks

Summer 2009Alan Jacobs on the “Culture” novels and the price of bliss

Cardís Game

The Unfortunate Decline of Orson Scott Card

Fall 2007Peter Suderman

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