Document Type and Release Option
Thesis (open access)
Dr. Joe Pellegrino
The Thomas Theorem suggests that Speculative Fiction creates possible futures that motivate contemporary individuals to create those futures. This work explores the futures created and denied in three SF texts by modern masters Ursula K. Le Guin, William Gibson, and Dan Simmons.
Missroon, Daniel O., "Speculative Fiction and Speculative Ethics: Society, Science Fiction, and the Thomas Theorem" (2019). Honors College Theses. 408.