X-Men and Philosophy: Astonishing Insight and Uncanny Argument in the Mutant X-Verse

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William Irwin, Rebecca Housel, J. Jeremy Wisnewski
John Wiley & Sons, 18 במאי 2009 - 272 עמודים
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X-Men is one of the most popular comic book franchisesever, with successful spin-offs that include several feature films,cartoon series, bestselling video games, and merchandise. This isthe first look at the deeper issues of the X-Men universe and thechoices facing its powerful "mutants," such as identity, humanethics versus mutant morality, and self-sacrifice.

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

 

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Some of the essays in this collection are really very engaging, thoughtful, and not so academic. SOme of them are not all of those things. The majority are thought provoking and fun but some of it is very dry. Read, but with some reservations קרא סקירה מלאה

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Astonishing Insight and Uncanny Argument in the Mutant XVerse INTRODUCTION You Are About to Embark on an Xperience with the Strangest ...
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Astonishing Insight and Uncanny Argument in the Mutant XVerse Part I ORIGINS THE XFACTOR IN THE EXISTENTIAL
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Astonishing Insight and Uncanny Argument in the Mutant XVerse Part II EVOLUTION CONSCIOUSNESS CONSCIENCE AND CURE
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Astonishing Insight and Uncanny Argument in the Mutant XVerse Part III UNITED HUMAN ETHICS AND MUTANT MORALITY IN THE XVER...
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Astonishing Insight and Uncanny Argument in the Mutant XVerse Part IV THE LAST STAND WAR TECHNOLOGY DEATH AND MUTANTKIND
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Astonishing Insight and Uncanny Argument in the Mutant XVerse CONTRIBUTORS
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Astonishing Insight and Uncanny Argument in the Mutant XVerse INDEX
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Rebecca Housel is a professor of pop culture, creative writing, and medical humanities at Rochester Institute of Technology and contributed to Monty Python and Philosophy.

J. JEREMY WISNEWSKI is an assistant professor of philosophy at Hartwick College and the editor of Family Guy and Philosophy and The Office and Philosophy.

William Irwin is a professor of philosophy at King's College. He originated the philosophy and popular culture genre of books as coeditor of the bestselling The Simpsons and Philosophy and has overseen recent titles, including Batman and Philosophy, House and Philosophy, and Watchmen and Philosophy.

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