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X-Men and Philosophy : Astonishing Insight and Uncanny Argument in the Mutant X-Verse
by William Irwin and Rebecca Housel and J. Jeremy Wisnewski


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X-Men is one of the most popular comic book franchises ever, with successful spin-offs that include several feature films, cartoon series, bestselling video games, and merchandise. This is the first look at the deeper issues of the X-Men universe and the choices facing its powerful "mutants," such as identity, human ethics versus mutant morality, and self-sacrifice.  Read more...


 
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Overview

X-Men is one of the most popular comic book franchises ever, with successful spin-offs that include several feature films, cartoon series, bestselling video games, and merchandise. This is the first look at the deeper issues of the X-Men universe and the choices facing its powerful "mutants," such as identity, human ethics versus mutant morality, and self-sacrifice.

J. Jeremy Wisnewski (Oneonta, NY) is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Hartwick College and the editor of Family Guy and Philosophy (978-1-4051-6316-3) and The Office and Philosophy (978-1-4051-7555-5). Rebecca Housel (Rochester, NY) is a professor at Rochester Institute of Technology, where she teaches about writing and pop culture. For William Irwin's biography, please see below.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780470413401
  • ISBN-10: 0470413409
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • Publish Date: March 2009
  • Page Count: 251
  • Dimensions: 9.04 x 5.98 x 0.73 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.8 pounds

Series: Blackwell Philosophy & Pop Culture (Paperback)

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