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Superheroes And Philosophy

Pub Date : 2010-10-01 | Author : Tom Morris | Publisher : ReadHowYouWant.com

ISBN 10 : 9781459601130
ISBN 13 : 1459601130

"Great Caesar's Ghost!! A team of Brainiacs! Superheroes and Philosophy is Kryptonite for those supervillains who diss the heroes as lightweights! Riddle me this, Batman: How are G..


Superheroes And Philosophy

Pub Date : 2005 | Author : Thomas V. Morris | Publisher : Open Court Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9780812695731
ISBN 13 : 0812695739

A collection of essays by various authors that explore how superheroes deal with a variety of philosophical issues...


Superheroes And Philosophy

Pub Date : 2001-06-01 | Author : Tom Morris | Publisher : Open Court

ISBN 10 : 9780812696967
ISBN 13 : 0812696964

The comic book naratives of superheroes wrestle with profound and disturbing issues in original ways: the definitions of good and evil, the limits of violence as an effective means..


Watchmen And Philosophy

Pub Date : 2009-05-04 | Author : William Irwin | Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

ISBN 10 : 0470730307
ISBN 13 : 9780470730300

Alan Moore's Watchmen is set in 1985 and chronicles the alternative history of the United States where the US edges dangerously closer to nuclear war with the Soviet Union. Within ..


The Avengers And Philosophy

Pub Date : 2012-02-13 | Author : Mark D. White | Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

ISBN 10 : 9781118236451
ISBN 13 : 1118236459

An engaging look at the philosophical underpinnings of Earth's Mightiest Heroes Avengers assemble! Tackling intriguing dilemmas and issues that no single great philosopher can with..


Batman And Philosophy

Pub Date : 2008-06-23 | Author : Mark D. White | Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

ISBN 10 : 9780470270301
ISBN 13 : 0470270306

Twenty essays explore questions in moral philosophy through examinations of the character of Batman as seen in comic books, graphic novels, and the mass media...


Hitchcock And Philosophy

Pub Date : 2011-09-30 | Author : David Baggett | Publisher : Open Court

ISBN 10 : 9780812697834
ISBN 13 : 0812697839

The shower scene in Psycho; Cary Grant running for his life through a cornfield; “innocent” birds lined up on a fence waiting, watching — these seminal cinematic moments are ..