Essays about: "Robert A. Heinlein"

Found 3 essays containing the words Robert A. Heinlein.

  1. 1. Fundamental Undemocratic Values in Robert A. Heinlein’s Starship Troopers: How to Make Upper Secondary School Students More Self-aware of Their Fundamental Democratic Values

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Sebastian Forsman; [2019]
    Keywords : Democracy; Fundamental democratic values; Starship Troopers; Robert A. Heinlein; Socratic pedagogy; Politics of advocacy; attack; and assent; Didactic potential;

    Abstract : Democracy and democratic values have stagnated and are under attack. Current criticism of democracy points towards problems with efficiency, leniency towards undemocratic elements, collective problem-solving, and a suspension of the rule of law for public good. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Libertarian Vision of LazarusLong : A Libertarian Reading of Robert A. Heinlein’s Time Enough for Love

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och interkultur

    Author : Axel Hederstedt; [2017]
    Keywords : Libertarianism; Libertarian; Lazarus Long; Robert A. Heinlein; Time enough for love; David Boaz.;

    Abstract : Writers tend to exude political views and ideas in their works. Robert A. Heinlein and his works havebeen interpreted from multiple political standpoints, yet almost no such interpretation has beenapplied to his later works. READ MORE

  3. 3. Maxime Miranda in Minimis: Reimagining Swarm Consciousness and Planetary Responsibility

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Denise Ask Nunes; [2015]
    Keywords : Swarm Consciousness; insects; science-fiction; Jacques Derrida; umwelt; Jakob von Uexküll; Mitchell Tomashow; eco-criticism; planetary responsibility; Robert A. Heinlein; David Malouf; Orson Scott Card; Hayao Miyazaki;

    Abstract : This essay explores Swarm Consciousness in relation to the novels Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card, Remembering Babylon by David Malouf, and the manga Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind by Hayao Miyazaki. Through these novels, Swarm Consciousness can be reimagined in order to challenge the ways insects have previously been considered in literature. READ MORE