The Philosophical Corps

TitleThe Philosophical Corps
Year for Search1961
AuthorsCole, Everett B.(1910-2001)
Date Published1961
PublisherGnome Press
Place PublishedHicksville, NY
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Science fiction in which a corps is established to help bring primitive planets into galactic civilization with the appropriate ethical standards. The system is designed to avert or overcome dystopias and lead them toward becoming better.

Additional Publishers

Parts originally appeared in Astounding Science Fiction as “Philosophical Corps.” 47.1 (March 1951): 50-65; “These Shall Not Be Lost.” 50.3 (January 1953): 98-121; “Fighting Philosopher.” 53.2 (April 1954): 8-41; “The Players.” 55.2 (April 1955): 96-139; “The Millennium.” 55.3 (May 1955): 6-47; and “The Missionaries.” 57.3 (May 1956): 8-51; and in Analog Science Fiction–Science Fact as “Here, There Be Witches.” 85.2 (April 1970): 8-38

Holding Institutions

Merril, PSt

Author Note

(1910-2001)

Full Text

1961 Cole, Everett B. (1910-2001). The Philosophical Corps. Hicksville, NY: Gnome Press. Parts originally appeared in Astounding Science Fiction as “Philosophical Corps.” 47.1 (March 1951): 50-65; “These Shall Not Be Lost.” 50.3 (January 1953): 98-121; “Fighting Philosopher.” 53.2 (April 1954): 8-41; “The Players.” 55.2 (April 1955): 96-139; “The Millennium.” 55.3 (May 1955): 6-47; and “The Missionaries.” 57.3 (May 1956): 8-51; and “Here, There Be Witches.” Analog Science Fiction–Science Fact 85.2 (April 1970): 8-38. Merril, PSt

Science fiction in which a corps is established to help bring primitive planets into galactic civilization with the appropriate ethical standards. The system is designed to avert or overcome dystopias and lead them toward becoming better.