Some see literary Science Fiction as a possible vehicle for critical discussions about the future development and the ethical implications of science-based technologies. According to that understanding, literary Science Fiction constitutes a variety of science communication. Along related lines, popular science communication with science fiction features might be expected to serve a similar purpose. Only, it is far from obvious that it actually works that way.
|Title of host publication||Science Fiction, Ethics and the Human Condition|
|Editors||Christian Baron, Peter Nicolai Halvorsen, Christine Cornea|
|Number of pages||22|
|Place of Publication||Cham|
|Publication status||Published - 2017|
Meyer, G. (2017). Fascinating! Popular Science Communication and Literary Science Fiction: The Shared Features of Awe and Fascination and Their Significance to Ideas of Science Fictions as Vehicles for Critical Debate About Scientific Enterprises and Their Ethical Implications. In C. Baron, P. N. Halvorsen, & C. Cornea (Eds.), Science Fiction, Ethics and the Human Condition (pp. 59-80). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-56577-4_5