Compares the novel “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep” with the movie version of the novel “Blade Runner”.
The essay compares Philip K. Dick’s novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sleep with the movie based upon the novel, director Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner. This essay argues that Dick’s novel differs significantly from the film Blade Runner in that it is far more concerned with philosophical issues associated with the cyberpunk genre – such as the nature of consciousness, and moral issues associated with artificial intelligence – than is the film. 9 pgs. 3 sources.