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Superheroes and Philosophy : Truth, Justice, and the Socratic Way
by Thomas V. Morris and Matt Morris and William Irwin


Overview - 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, the perils of enforcing justice outside the law, the metaphysics of personal identity, and the definition of humanity.  Read more...

 
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Overview
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, the perils of enforcing justice outside the law, the metaphysics of personal identity, and the definition of humanity.
Superheroes and Philosophy tackles these and other philosophical questions in an intellectual yet engaging way suitable for any comic book fan.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780812695731
  • ISBN-10: 0812695739
  • Publisher: Open Court Publishing Company
  • Publish Date: June 2005
  • Page Count: 281

Series: Popular Culture & Philosophy #1

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Books > Philosophy > History & Surveys - Modern
Books > Social Science > Popular Culture - General
Books > Philosophy > Good & Evil

 
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