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The Sci Phi Show

The Sci Phi Show

  • The Sci Phi Show
  • The Sci-Phi Show is a podcast that looks at the intersection of science-fiction and philosophy. Each...

Episodes

Transcendance, Physicalism and Consciousness – SPS 503

The 2014 movie Transcendence explores a collection of Sci Phi ideas including the technological singularity, artificial intelligence, uploading a consciousness and immortality. We are going to look at the idea of uploading a mind and what theories of m...

November 17, 2014 | 11 min

Why are all Utopia’s Dystopias? – sps502

Why do all apparent Utopia's turn out to be horrible Dystopian nightmares? It might just make good story telling but perhaps it is unavoidable, in practice it seems to be, so lets kick that idea around on this episode of the Sci Phi Show. is out n...

November 4, 2014 | 14 min

The Simulation Hypothesis with David Kyle Johnson- SPS501

Welcome back to the new season of the Sci Phi Show. I have a fascinating interview with Dr David Kyle Johnson on the Simulation Hypothesis. Also while I have been away I have been busy getting Sci Phi Journal launched, you can get it from or Castalia House, if you want DRM free MOBI's or EPUB's. Show Notes Dr Johnson's homepage The Simulation...

October 21, 2014 | 45 min

Time Travel, Metachronopolis and John C. Wright – SPS420

John C. Wright and I chat about Time Travel in fiction and the idea of it as we discuss his new book City Beyond Time, The Fall of Metachronopolis. This will be the season finale and the show will be back in about 6 weeks. I will be working on getting the first issue of Sci Phi Journal and then the show will resume. Show Notes John's blog, Sci...

August 23, 2014 | 45 min

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