解读后现代科幻小说《三体》的宇宙观 Interpretation on the cosmic views of The Three-Body Problem – a post-modern science fiction毕业论文
The concept of the universe is the simple form of philosophy. The development of human civilization and the progress of science and technology, provide chances for human beings to explore the universe. On the base of that, the industry of post-modern science fiction is booming. Written by Liu Cixin and translated by Ken Liu, The Three-Body Problem is the milestone in Chinese science fiction literature, and tells the story about the rise and fall of human civilization in the universe. From the cosmic view, this paper aims to analyze the general point of the individual in The Three-Body Problem about the whole universe, as well as the relationship between the individual and the universe. This paper will generally be divided into five parts. The first part is introduction to the background information of The Three-Body Problem. The following part will focus on the different attitudes towards universe civilization of human beings and trisolarans, which is stretched from the first section. In the third part, the dark forest rule, suspicion chain and the technological explosion will be introduced, which constitute the masterstroke that influence the direction of the second section. the fourth part is the introduction of the game between inferior culture and superior culture in Death’s End. The last part summarizes the main viewpoints and thoughts on its practical significance.
Key Words: Three-Body Problem, civilization, cosmic view
1 Introduction 1
2 Attitudes Towards Another Civilization 3
2.1 Of Human Beings 3
2.2 Of Trisolarans 5
3 Dark Forest 7
3.1 Dark Forest Rules 7
3.2 Chains of Suspicion 8
3.3 The Technological Explosion 9
4 Game Between Inferior Culture and Superior Culture 10
4.1 The Dimension War 10
4.2 The Fermi Paradox 11
5 Conclusion 13
Interpretation on the cosmic views of
The Three-Body Problem – a post-modern science fiction
Liu Cixin, a great science fiction writer, born in Shanxi, China in 1960s. After graduating from North China Institute of Water Conservancy and Hydroelectric Power in 1985, he became an engineer at a power plant. His first short story The Whale Song was published in 1999 and in the same year, Take Her Eyes got the first prize of the Chinese Galaxy Award for Science Fiction. In 2007, he published the novel Three Body, which made him the first Asian writer who won the Hugo Award.
The Three-Body Problem, tells the rise and fall of earth civilization and the three body civilization in the universe. Human history, physics, astronomy, social theory and philosophy are all have involved, and from the angle of science fiction, human nature is deeply discussed. With ambitious patterns and approach, this novel is known as the most prominent science fiction so far in the history of Chinese literature. It is the milestone of the Chinese science fiction that improves the level of Chinese science fiction to a much higher standard.