Science Fiction: The Evolutionary Mythology of the Future

Volume Three: Superman to Star Maker

by Thomas Lombardo



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 8/26/2021

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 646
ISBN : 9781665533737
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 646
ISBN : 9781665533720

About the Book

An in-depth history of science, primarily covering the 1930s, from Superman to Olaf Stapledon’s Star Maker. The book examines science fiction literature, art, cinema, and comics, and the impact of culture, philosophy, science, technology, and futures studies on the development of science fiction. Further, the book describes the influence of science fiction on human society and the evolution of future consciousness. Other key figures discussed include Čapek, Hamilton, “Doc” Smith, Campbell, Lovecraft, C. A. Smith, and Williamson.

About the Author

THOMAS LOMBARDO, PH.D. is the Director of the Center for Future Consciousness, Editor of Future Consciousness Insights, Professor Emeritus and Retired Faculty Chair of Psychology, Philosophy, and the Future at Rio Salado College, and former Director of The Wisdom Page. A world-recognized futurist, he is the author of ten books and an Awarded Fellow and Executive Board member of the World Futures Studies Federation.