MATHEMATICAL FICTION:

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Author includes the word(s): Philip K. Dick

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(Note: This page not the entire list of works of Mathematical Fiction. To see the whole list, click here.)

Galactic Pot-Healer (1969)
Philip K. Dick
Joe Fernwright, mender of broken pottery in some future Earth society, but bored out of his mind after months without any pots to fix, accepts a mysterious invitation to a far planet where... (more)
The Indefatigable Frog (1953)
Philip K. Dick
A parody of science utilizing the old "Zeno's Paradox". Originally appeared in Fantastic Story Magazine (July 1953) and republished recently in The Ascent of Wonder. A funny story where annoyingly... (more)
The Pre-Persons (1974)
Highly Rated!
Philip K. Dick
His nastiest story, a deeply felt response to Roe vs Wade. Dick imagines a future where Congress has decided that abortion is legal until the soul enters the body, which is specified as ... (more)
Solar Lottery (1955)
Philip K. Dick
In the future, the "Minimax Game" runs society. New mind technologies are used to take randomization stategies to previously unsuspected heights, in order to get an edge in the Game. Explicit mentions... (more)
The Unteleported Man (aka Lies Inc.) (1964)
Philip K. Dick
In the future, earth is overcrowded, and nearly the only relief is provided by one-way teleportation to a star system several light years away,... (more)

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