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Chambers, Bette, "Isaac Asimov: A One-Man Renaissance," in Humanist, Vol. 53, Issue 2, March-April 1993, pp. 6-9.

Written by the President Emeritus of the American Humanist Association, this article reviews Asimov's relationship with the association and his beliefs concerning secular humanism and related issues.

Goldman, Stephen H., "Isaac Asimov," in Dictionary of Literary Biography, Vol. 8: Twentieth-Century American Science-Fiction Writers, edited by David Cowart and Thomas L. Wymer, Gale Research, 1981, pp. 15-29.

A good review of the life of Asimov and his works, this essay presents a critical analysis, particularly of plot development, of some of the most important of Asimov's works in chronological order of their publication.

Hassler, Donald M., "Some Asimov Resonances from the Enlightenment," in Science Fiction Studies, Vol. 15, No. 44, March 1988, pp. 36-47.

One of Asimov's biographers, Hassler discusses in this essay Asimov's use of Enlightenment philosophy in I, Robot and the Foundation trilogy. There are two...

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