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  • Paperback
  • 228
  • More Tales of Pirx the Pilot
  • Stanisław Lem
  • English
  • 15 September 2019
  • 0156621436

About the Author: Stanisław Lem

More Tales of Pirx the Pilot PDF ¿ Tales of Pirx more download, tales mobile, pirx pdf, pilot pdf, More Tales pdf, of Pirx kindle, More Tales of Pirx the PilotTales of Pirx kindle, More Tales of Pirx the Pilot MOBIStanis aw Lem sta iswaf l m of Pirx ePUB ✓ was a Polish science fiction, philosophical and satirical writer of Jewish descent His books have been translated into languages and have sold over million copies He is perhaps best known as the author of Solaris, which has twice been made into a feature film In , Theodore Sturgeon claimed that Lem was the More Tales PDF/EPUB or most widely read science fiction writer in the worldHis works explore philosophical themes speculation on technology, the nature of intelligence, the impossibility of mutual communication and understanding, despair about human limitations and humankind s place in the universe They are sometimes presented as fiction, but others are in the form of essays or philosophical books Translations of his works are difficult and multiple Tales of Pirx ePUB ¹ translated versions of his works existLem became truly productive after , when the de Stalinization period led to the Polish October , when Poland experienced an increase in freedom of speech Between and , Lem authored books His works were widely translated abroad although mostly in the Eastern Bloc countries In he published his first non fiction, philosophical book, Dialogi Dialogues , one of his two most famous philosophical texts along with Summa Technologiae The Summa is notable for being a unique analysis of prospective social, cybernetic, and biological advances In this work, Lem discusses philosophical implications of technologies that were completely in the realm of science fiction then, but are gaining importance today like, for instance, virtual reality and nanotechnology Over the next few decades, he published many books, both science fiction and philosophical futurological, although from the s onwards he tended to concentrate on philosophical texts and essaysHe gained international fame for The Cyberiad, a series of humorous short stories from a mechanical universe ruled by robots, first published in English in His best known novels include Solaris , His Master s Voice G os pana, , and the late Fiasco Fiasko, , expressing most strongly his major theme of the futility of mankind s attempts to comprehend the truly alien Solaris was made into a film in by Russian director Andrei Tarkovsky and won a Special Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival in in , Steven Soderbergh directed a Hollywood remake starring George ClooneyHe was the cousin of poet Marian Hemar.



10 thoughts on “More Tales of Pirx the Pilot

  1. Linus Williams Linus Williams says:

    More Tales of Pirx the Pilot PDF ¿ Tales of Pirx more download, tales mobile, pirx pdf, pilot pdf, More Tales pdf, of Pirx kindle, More Tales of Pirx the PilotTales of Pirx kindle, More Tales of Pirx the Pilot MOBIStanislaw Lem is an almost criminally underrated Sci Fi author, and translations of his books are rare in the US I grew up reading him, though, so it s nice to revisit the classics He tells stories of space travel that are cerebral, but that also raise some interesting issues of emotion and what it means to be human His ongoing Pirx the Pilot novels are great and I m glad I have this one.

  2. Mike Mike says:

    More Tales of Pirx the Pilot PDF ¿ Tales of Pirx more download, tales mobile, pirx pdf, pilot pdf, More Tales pdf, of Pirx kindle, More Tales of Pirx the PilotTales of Pirx kindle, More Tales of Pirx the Pilot MOBII like Pirx the Pilot First off, he s a spaceman working the dangerous but necessary profession of space transport His universe isn t like the clean, Art Deco inspired spaceships of the traditional Star Trek franchise It could be right around the corner in a gas station bay, a machine shop, or the engine of a small tramp steamer capable but messy Secondly, the man himself teems with thoughts and ideas but show little of this to those around him Only we, the readers, see the metal gyratio I like Pirx the Pilot First off, he s a spaceman working the dangerous bu

  3. Zach Zach says:

    More Tales of Pirx the Pilot PDF ¿ Tales of Pirx more download, tales mobile, pirx pdf, pilot pdf, More Tales pdf, of Pirx kindle, More Tales of Pirx the PilotTales of Pirx kindle, More Tales of Pirx the Pilot MOBILet me start by saying that, although machine intelligence is the dominant theme in this collection, Pirx s Tale , the sole story not revolving around enigmas of machine decision making, was excellent The way Lem paints human frailty into a picture of outrageous cosmic luck is too classic As for the rest of the collection, the stories of course recalled my experience with Asimov s Complete Robot, as Lem and Asimov wrestle with similar issues and proceed from some of the same starting points Let me start by saying that, although machine intelligence is the dominant theme in this collection, Pirx s Tale , the sole story not revolving arou

  4. William Leight William Leight says:

    More Tales of Pirx the Pilot PDF ¿ Tales of Pirx more download, tales mobile, pirx pdf, pilot pdf, More Tales pdf, of Pirx kindle, More Tales of Pirx the PilotTales of Pirx kindle, More Tales of Pirx the Pilot MOBICall it 3.5 stars on average, though some stories are 4 and some 3 Once again, Lem s tales of Pirx are mainly focused on the fallibility of man, as revealed by the fallibility all too often neglected by sci fi writers of his machines The collection leads off with Pirx s Tale , intended to destroy any expectations the reader may have of romance or adventure in space Pirx starts by confessing that he likes to read trashy, obviously untrue science fiction, full of adventures, as a distraction Call it 3.5 stars on average, though some stories are 4 and some 3 Once again, Lem s tales of Pirx are mainly focused on the fallibility of man, as revealed by the fallibility all too often neglected by sci fi writers of his machines The collection leads off with Pirx s Tale , intended to destroy any expectations the reader may have of romance or adventure in space Pirx starts by confessin

  5. Bernardo Arcos Álvarez Bernardo Arcos Álvarez says:

    More Tales of Pirx the Pilot PDF ¿ Tales of Pirx more download, tales mobile, pirx pdf, pilot pdf, More Tales pdf, of Pirx kindle, More Tales of Pirx the PilotTales of Pirx kindle, More Tales of Pirx the Pilot MOBIConoc al piloto Pirx como una momia congelada dentro de un megapasos en una luna de Saturno Todo el mundo sabe que Pirx, y no Parvis, fue tra do de nuevo a la vida e intervino en el Fiasco monumental, y que su muerte fue la m s pica de todas, en Quinta Harpiyae Me fascina la manera en que el pesimismo obsesivo de Lem le hac a ver un desastre potencial en cada avance tecnol gico, c mo llev la ciencia ficci n a una playa de arena gris y mar negro, el hecho de que haya comprendido que ning n a Conoc al piloto Pirx como una momia congelada dentro de un megapasos en una luna de Saturno Todo el mundo sabe que Pirx, y no Parvis, fue tra do de nuevo a la vida e intervino en el Fiasco monumental, y que su muerte fue la m s pica de todas, en Quinta Ha

  6. Jerry Jerry says:

    More Tales of Pirx the Pilot PDF ¿ Tales of Pirx more download, tales mobile, pirx pdf, pilot pdf, More Tales pdf, of Pirx kindle, More Tales of Pirx the PilotTales of Pirx kindle, More Tales of Pirx the Pilot MOBII was just recently thinking about how science fiction authors tend to forget how variable the distance between the planets is, especially those beyond Earth s orbit that Mars, for example varies from 54 million kilometers to 401 million kilometers from the Earth and the Moon A trip that might take seven days when Mars is near would take almost two months when Mars is far with similar increases in fuel use.Of course, I should have expected Lem to do so And not as the technical background of a I was just recently thinking about how science fiction authors tend to forget how variable the distance between the planets is, especially those beyond Earth s orbit that Mars

  7. Robert Mayer Robert Mayer says:

    More Tales of Pirx the Pilot PDF ¿ Tales of Pirx more download, tales mobile, pirx pdf, pilot pdf, More Tales pdf, of Pirx kindle, More Tales of Pirx the PilotTales of Pirx kindle, More Tales of Pirx the Pilot MOBIEach story follows Pirx in a situation that involves his background as a space pilot After the first story, the collection seems to focuson robots and computers and the concept of either how the robot evolves or how a computer responds to what we put into it It s hard to put a finger on this book It s clearly not as dense and philosophical as Lem s major works, but it does have its moments It opens with a sense of beingtraditional hard science fiction , but the technology is a l Each story follows Pirx in a situation that involves his background as a space pilot After the first story, the collection seems to focuson robots and computers and the concept of either how the robot evolves or how a computer responds to what we put into it It s hard to put a finger on this book It s clearly not as dense and philosophical as Lem s major works, but it does have its moments It opens with a sense of beingtraditional hard

  8. Joshua T Joshua T says:

    More Tales of Pirx the Pilot PDF ¿ Tales of Pirx more download, tales mobile, pirx pdf, pilot pdf, More Tales pdf, of Pirx kindle, More Tales of Pirx the PilotTales of Pirx kindle, More Tales of Pirx the Pilot MOBIAlthough I gave this collection of stories a 4 overall, it is worth noting that one of the short tales, The Inquest was 5 star worthy It was phenomenal, gripping, and overall an excellent example of how sci fi can be written to withstand the test of time and delve into complex topics that span both generations and continents With the tale covering the intersection of AI, robotics, anthropomorphism, and deception, I kept

  9. James F James F says:

    More Tales of Pirx the Pilot PDF ¿ Tales of Pirx more download, tales mobile, pirx pdf, pilot pdf, More Tales pdf, of Pirx kindle, More Tales of Pirx the PilotTales of Pirx kindle, More Tales of Pirx the Pilot MOBIFivestories of Pirx the Pilot, as a somewhat older man, including the often anthologized story The Hunt the writing isinvolved than the earlier stories, but still essentially in a straightforward narrative style and hard science fiction about technology.

  10. Steve Gutin Steve Gutin says:

    More Tales of Pirx the Pilot PDF ¿ Tales of Pirx more download, tales mobile, pirx pdf, pilot pdf, More Tales pdf, of Pirx kindle, More Tales of Pirx the PilotTales of Pirx kindle, More Tales of Pirx the Pilot MOBIVery smart and very funny

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