“Logic is the beginning of wisdom, not the end of it”.
Spock, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
Can Data pass the Turing Test? What can the transporter tell us about John Locke’s Theory of personal identity? How does Q’s desire to die because he’s bored with live say for our position on physician assisted suicide?
The worlds of science fictions are awash with moral and philosophical questions and no sci-fi franchise exemplifies this better than Star Trek. The mission of this web site us to use the world and stories of Star Trek to disentangle and clarify some of philosophy’s most difficult and persistent questions.