The Meaning of Liberty Beyond Earth

The purpose of this book is to initiate a new discussion on liberty focusing on the infinite realms of space. The discussion of the nature of liberty and what it means for a human to be free has occupied the minds of thinkers since the Enlightenment. However, without exception, every one of these di...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Cockell, Charles S. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2015, 2015
Edition:1st ed. 2015
Series:Space and Society
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Extraterrestrial Liberty in Science Fiction
  • Fear of Freedom: the Legacy of Arendt and Ballard’s Space Skepticism
  • Freedom in a Box: Paradoxes in the Structure of Extraterrestrial Liberty
  • Fairness as a Moral Grounding for Space Policy
  • Space: John Locke's Ultimate Triumph
  • Extraterrestrial Liberty and Creative Practice: a Firsthand Experience of an Imagined Future
  • Elsewhere, Liberty
  • The fate of Freedom of a Space Exploration Mission Encountering Life and the Liberty of the “Encountered” Extra-terrestrial Beings
  • Astronaut Health: Planetary Exploration and the Limitations on Freedom
  • Outrunning the Law: Extraterrestrial Liberty and Universal Colonisation
  • The Lethality of Interplanetary Warfare: A Fundamental Constraint on Extraterrestrial Liberty
  • Interplanetary Federalism: Maximising the Chances of Extraterrestrial Peace, Diversity and Liberty
  • Liberty, Freedom and Democracy: Paradox for an Extraterrestrial Society
  • Human Space