Episode 9 of the philoscifiz podcast: Fantastic Voyage (1966)
Episode nine of philoscifiz, an on-screen sci-fi & philosophy podcast I present along with Dr Matthew J. Barnard (Lecturer in Philosophy, Manchester Metropolitan University). Out Now!
Matt and Dave explore the significance of not smushing an ant!
Ship ahoy as the crew of the Proteus are miniaturised in order to enter the blood stream and save the life of a dying scientist.
Racing against the clock in real time, we go on a biological excursion as a kind of space exploration.
Is the movie an expression of red scare paranoia? Or does it expose such fears? And what is the outcome of the Socratic dialogues between Dr Duval and Dr Michaels?