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The humanism of Doctor Who

David Layton

The humanism of Doctor Who

a critical study in science fiction and philosophy

by David Layton

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Published by McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Doctor Who (Television program : 1963-1989),
  • Science fiction television programs,
  • Moral and ethical aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDavid Layton
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1992.77.D6273 L39 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25238199M
    ISBN 109780786466733
    LC Control Number2012006723

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