By Jason T. Eberl
This thought-provoking publication examines the philosophical matters bobbing up from the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica
tv sequence, revealing how the ragtag fleet's outward trip to Earth can be an inward exploration for the human survivors and their Cylon pursuers.
Part of The Blackwell Philosophy and pa tradition sequence.
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