Body, Soul and Cyberspace in Contemporary Science Fiction Cinema: Virtual Worlds and Ethical Problems

  • Sylvie Magerstädt

About this book

Introduction

Body, Soul and Cyberspace explores how recent science-fiction cinema answers questions about body and soul, virtuality, and spirituality in the digital age by linking cinematic themes with religious, philosophical and ethical concepts.

Keywords

contemporary science-fiction digital technologies cyber-spirituality virtual reality human flourishing artificial memory cyberspace selfhood posthumanism cyborgs organic networks spiritual automaton virtual characters simulations morality body and soul cinema ethics memory mortality philosophy

Authors and affiliations

  • Sylvie Magerstädt
    • 1
  1. 1.University of HertfordshireUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137399410
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Pivot, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Media & Culture Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-48574-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-39941-0
  • About this book