Essays about: "Herbert Dune"
Found 2 essays containing the words Herbert Dune.
1. The Human Non-Human Boundary in 'Dune' – An Ontological Reading through a Comparative Nietzschean and Transhuman FrameworkUniversity essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle
Abstract : In Frank Herbert’s Dune Saga, we find a transhumanist and Nietzschean argument about the evolution of humans achieved as a result of the triggering effect of the Butlerian Jihad against thinking machines. I claim that the metamorphoses of the selected characters reflect the central tenants of the transformation of Nietzsche’s overhuman, or transhumanism’s posthuman. READ MORE
University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen
Abstract : Frank Herbert’s Dune is generally recognized as the best-selling science fiction novel of all time. While it is commonly referred to as a novel of environmental characteristics, this essay investigates the depiction of society and how the power dynamics in this far future setting are presented. READ MORE