The Starship Philosophy: Its Heritage and Competitors


S. Ashworth (2014), JBIS67, pp.447-459

Refcode: 2014.67.447
Keywords: Starship, Astronautics, Philosophy, Ideology, History of ideas

The distinctive features of the astronautical philosophy characteristic of the current surge of interest in interstellar spaceflight are examined and contrasted with the conflicting features of more Earthbound philosophies in order to elucidate the present day place and past heritage of the astronautical philosophy in human thought.