Dystopias

Philosophy dictionary. . 2011.

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  • Dystopia — For other uses, see Dystopia (disambiguation). A dystopia (from Ancient Greek: δυσ , bad, ill , and Ancient Greek: τόπος, place, landscape ; alternatively cacotopia,[1] or anti utopia) is the idea of a society in a repressive and controlled state …   Wikipedia

  • science fiction — a form of fiction that draws imaginatively on scientific knowledge and speculation in its plot, setting, theme, etc. [1925 30] * * * Fiction dealing principally with the impact of actual or imagined science on society or individuals, or more… …   Universalium

  • List of dystopian films — This is a list of films commonly regarded as dystopian.Many of the listed works are not controversial, in the sense that their dystopian character is generally acknowledged. However, some are not universally classified as dystopias. Critics do… …   Wikipedia

  • List of dystopian literature — This is a list of novels commonly viewed as dystopian literature.The majority of the listed works are not controversial, in the sense that their dystopian character is generally acknowledged. However, some are not universally classified as… …   Wikipedia

  • Polygamy — Toba chieftain and his wives, 1892 Polygamy (from πολύς γάμος polys gamos, translated literally in Late Greek as often married )[1] is a marriage which includes more than two partners.[1] …   Wikipedia

  • Utopian and dystopian fiction — The utopia and its offshoot, the dystopia, are genres of literature that explore social and political structures. Utopian fiction is the creation of an ideal world, or utopia, as the setting for a novel. Dystopian fiction is the opposite:… …   Wikipedia

  • Cultural influence of Plato's Republic — Plato s The Republic has been influential in literature and art. Contents 1 Similarities in literature 1.1 Aristophanes 1.2 Utopias 1.3 Dystopias …   Wikipedia

  • Anti-Utopie — Eine Dystopie oder Anti Utopie ist eine Geschichte, die in einer fiktiven Gesellschaft spielt, die sich zum Negativen entwickelt hat, und stellt somit einen Gegenentwurf zu Thomas Morus Utopia dar. Aber auch Endzeit Geschichten sind eine Form der …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Antiutopie — Eine Dystopie oder Anti Utopie ist eine Geschichte, die in einer fiktiven Gesellschaft spielt, die sich zum Negativen entwickelt hat, und stellt somit einen Gegenentwurf zu Thomas Morus Utopia dar. Aber auch Endzeit Geschichten sind eine Form der …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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