It is a choice of new essays on technological know-how fiction and utopian literature honouring the paintings of Darko Suvin, the coed and literary theorist who co-founded the magazine "Science-Fiction reports" in 1973. The identify of this quantity makes an attempt to show the essence of cognitive estrangement' in terms of SF and utopia: that by means of imagining unusual worlds we learn how to see our personal global in a brand new point of view. The members have all been stimulated by way of Darko Suvin's trust that the double circulation of estrangement and cognition displays deep constructions of human storytelling. studying from otherness is as average and inevitable a technique because the intuition for imitation and illustration that Aristotle defined in his "Poetics". although written from various views, the essays in "Learning from different Worlds" pay tribute to the highbrow and private proposal of Darko Suvin to whom the essays are devoted.