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Before the series Star Trek Picard, I never wrote anything about Star Trek, nor about philosophy. So I owe a lot to the series. If the authors are already visibly moving books into the camera, then I am interested in the why.

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What does a beloved pre-Christmas German television routine about a little Lord, Star Trek and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have in common?

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Cristóbal Rio's bookshelf is dominated by male authors of existentialism: Albert Camus and Søren Kierkegaard and Miguel de Unamuno. What role do the philosophical views of these authors play in the series, and what is it about Death in the Afternoon by Hemingway?

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Spoiler! - In Star Trek: Picard we see in episode 3 on board the new spaceship that will take pilot Cristóbal Rios and his three travelers to their first destination, first the book The Tragic Sense of Life and then a quote from the book of the Spanish writer and philosopher Miguel de Unamuno.

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