Meta-Phi-Fi: Introduction to Phi-Fi
In our podcast we use the Island as a metaphor. In the shifting tides of a relativistic computer generated worlds portrayed in modern sci-fi, populated by time-traveling worm-holes, supernatural aliens, and mystical superpowers, we are going to find our way back down to earth, where we actually live.
Other philosophical investigations of film, such as the many “The Philosophy of..” book reviews of film and television, will take the position that philosophical content must be investigated from a position of complete neutrality. Many philosophers have even stated this explicitly. In fact it is the dominant principle of modern philosophy.
Wikipedia History of Science Fiction Gizmodo - The Philosophical Roots of Science Fiction