The Absolute and Star Trek



Franchise:
Storyline:
ISBN-10: 3319477935
ISBN-13: 978-3319477930
Hardcover Page Count: 116
FavoriteLoadingAdd to My Collection
0 ratings, 0 votes0 ratings, 0 votes (0 rating, 0 votes, rated)
You need to be a registered member to rate this post.
Loading...

Buy on Amazon.com
Buy On Books-A-Million.com Find on E-Bay

This volume explains how Star Trek allows viewers to comprehend significant aspects of Georg Hegel’s concept the absolute, the driving force behind history.

Gonzalez, with wit and wisdom, explains how Star Trek exhibits central elements of the absolute. He describes how themes and ethos central to the show display the concept beautifully. For instance, the show posits that people must possess the correct attitudes in order to bring about an ideal society: a commitment to social justice; an unyielding commitment to the truth; and a similar commitment to scientific, intellectual discovery. These characteristics serve as perfect embodiments of Hegel’s conceptualization, and Gonzalez’s analysis is sharp and exacting.