Entry updated 25 October 2021. Tagged: Editor.
(1948- ) UK psychologist and computer systems analyst, currently a professor emeritus at Durham University School of Education, who with Michele Benjamin edited the instructive reprint Anthology PsiFi: Psychological Theories and Science Fictions (anth 1987), featuring stories by Thomas M Disch, Robert A Heinlein, Keith Laumer, Ursula K Le Guin (with brief extracts from two different novels), Frederik Pohl and Bob Shaw (who also contributed an introduction). The stories were selected by Benjamin; each is followed by a considerably longer "Commentary" by Ridgway (with critical input from Benjamin), discussing its implications in terms of Psychology, neurology and related disciplines. [DRL]
James Edward Ridgway
born Lancashire, England: 21 September 1948
works as editor
- PsiFi: Psychological Theories and Science Fictions (Leicester, Leicestershire: The British Psychological Society, 1987) with Michele Benjamin [anth: stories with commentary: foreword by Bob Shaw: pb/Jeremy Thistlethwaite]
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