Planet of the Apes and Philosophy: Great Apes Think Alike (Popular Culture and Philosophy)

Planet of the Apes and Philosophy: Great Apes Think Alike (Popular Culture and Philosophy)

John Huss


What makes people various from different animals, what people are entitled to do to different species, even if time trip is feasible, what limits may be put on technology and expertise, the morality and practicality of genetic engineering?these are only a number of the philosophical difficulties raised through Planet of the Apes.
Planet of the Apes and Philosophy seems in any respect the deeper matters enthusiastic about the Planet of the Apes tales. It covers the complete franchise, from Pierre Boulle’s 1963 novel Monkey Planet to the winning 2012 reboot upward push of the Planet of the Apes. The chapters mirror varied issues of view, philosophical, non secular, and scientific.
The moral family members of people with animals are explored in numerous chapters, with enjoyable and incisive observations on animal intelligence, animal rights, and human-animal interplay. Genetic engineering is altering people, animals, and crops, elevating new questions on the morality of such interventions. The medical attractiveness that people and chimps percentage ninety nine percentage in their genes makes a destiny during which non-human animals gather larger value a special possibility.
Planet of the Apes is the main resonant of all clinical apocalypse myths.

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