Neil Gaiman and Philosophy: Gods Gone Wild! (Popular Culture and Philosophy)

Neil Gaiman and Philosophy: Gods Gone Wild! (Popular Culture and Philosophy)

Tracy L. Bealer, Rachel Luria, Wayne Yuen


Neil Gaiman is the innovative wizard at the back of the best-selling novels American Gods (soon to be an HBO sequence) and The Anansi Boys, the photograph sequence The Sandman, and renowned children’s books like Coraline and The Graveyard Book.

Neil Gaiman and Philosophy appears to be like at Gaiman’s paintings via a philosophical lens. How does fable engage with fact and what can every one let us know concerning the different? can we each one produce other selves who embrace diversified own traits? If the unknown affects the identified, is the unknown simply as actual because the identified? What makes humans really valuable?

In Neil Gaiman and Philosophy, eighteen philosophers discover Gaiman’s best-loved and unforgettable worlds:

The Graveyard Book, a macabre parallel to The Jungle Book, during which the boy Bod is raised through the supernatural population of a graveyard.
Coraline, during which a woman ignored by way of her mom and dad unearths one other global with an different mom who will pay her loads of awareness, yet then seems to be evil and won’t allow her go.
Neverwhere, within which a London guy discovers a mystical parallel urban, London Below.
The Sandman, best-selling comedian books during which the Lord of desires makes an attempt to rebuild his country after years of imprisonment.
Good Omens (with Terry Pratchett) treats biblical prophecy, the Antichrist, and the top instances as a hilarious comedian story, packed with sly yet good-humored twists and turns.
MirrorMask, the place a tender circus woman reveals that the images she has drawn have given her entry to a gorgeous global of sunshine and shadow, populated with characters who've designs on her.

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