Defining Astrosociology from a Science Fiction Perspective

  title={Defining Astrosociology from a Science Fiction Perspective},
  author={Simone Caroti},
  pages={39 - 49}
In his article in this special issue, Jim Pass defines astrosociology quite thoroughly, focusing his attention on the social scientific elements. In concert with his contribution to the dialogue regarding the multidisciplinary nature of astrosociology, this author would like to offer some reflections regarding the role of the humanities within this larger context. Literature, and more precisely science fiction, becomes the focus here. The examination of the contributions that speculative… 
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