Science Fiction, Liberty, and Dystopia
The Tom Woods Show, Episode 868 is a great interview with Brad Birzer on the themes and context of science fiction classics. Brad Birzer holds the Russell Amos Kirk Chair in history at Hillsdale College, and is also part of the Tom Woods Liberty Classroom where he offers an in-depth lecture series on "Science Fiction, Liberty, and Dystopia."
Books discussed in this podcast include:
- Utopia, by Thomas More
- Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley
- The Chronicles of Narnia, by C.S. Lewis
- The Space Trilogy, by C.S. Lewis
- Animal Farm, by George Orwell
- 1984, by George Orwell
Image via Wikipedia, art by Leslie Holland from the 1932 first edition of Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, published by Chatto & Windus
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