TEXTS 

  Note: there are different texts in czech version of this page.
 
 
ABOUT KERALA & SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
This essay was written for a subject called 'Political economy for environmental planner' at KTH in Stockholm.
It is about the Indian state of Kerala, which is considered to be poor in the terms of GDP, but people there have a life expectancy, education and health care comparable even with states in Europe. This paper is discussing the way it contributes to the concept of sustainable development and whether some principles/ways may be relevant elsewhere.
Date: 5.10.2003
Number of pages: 5
Size of the file: 120 kB
 
REALITY AS AN INDIVIDUAL POINT OF VIEW
This is a first draft of en essay, that should discuss a problem with the help of science fiction story, written during the course of 'Science fiction and technological revolution' at KTH, Stockholm.
Essay is discussing the problem of reality perception in the story 'Daddy's world' and 'The Matrix' movie. It leads to the interpretative explanation of reality and suggest the role of fiction within this imaginary space.
Date: 21.11.2003
Number of pages: 6
Size of the file: 61,7 kB
 
SCIENCE FICTION AND REALITY CONSTRUCTION
And here is improved second version of the previous text. I have implemented various comments to previous one and cut down the length.
Discussion is much more rooted in SF stories and movies and the result is depicting the possible role of science embraced by a fiction.
Date: 7.12.2003
Number of pages: 3
Size of the file: 20,1 kB
 
SCIENCE FICTION AS A GENRE, WHICH IS CHARACTERISED BY ASKING THE QUESTIONS AND SUBSEQUENTLY PERMANENTLY HIDING THIS ATTITUDE
This short discussion on Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse Five was written at the end of Science Fiction course at KTH.
It interrogates SF as a genre and some common attitudes to sci-fi. Vonnegut's book is very helpful in this task, due to its 'standing at the edge of science fiction' and questioning this genre.
Date: 11.12.2003
Number of pages: 1,5
Size of the file: 11,3 kB
 
CREATION OF NEW WORLDS AS A LITERAL DEVICE
Other short text from the course of 'Science fiction and technological revolution' at KTH.
It discusses whether science fiction is a genre that makes incredible seem more familiar or if it just comment on our world in its own way.
Date: 11.12.2003
Number of pages: 1,5
Size of the file: 11,1 kB
 
   

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