Superheroes: The Best of Philosophy and Pop Culture (The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series)

Superheroes: The Best of Philosophy and Pop Culture (The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series)

William Irwin


discover the philosophical depths of Batman, Superman, Captain the United States, and your different favourite superheroes—FOR FREE!

Behind the cool costumes, specified powers, and unflagging choice to struggle evil you’ll locate interesting philosophical questions and issues deep within the hearts and minds of your favourite comedian booklet heroes.

Why doesn't Batman simply kill the Joker and finish everyone's distress? Does Peter Parker have a superb lifestyles? What can Iron guy train us concerning the position of know-how in society? Bringing jointly key chapters from books within the Blackwell Philosophy and pa tradition sequence, this loose superhero sampler engages the highbrow may well of massive thinkers like Aristotle and Kant to respond to those questions etc, supplying you with new insights on every thing from no matter if Superman is actually an American icon as to whether Wolverine is identical individual whilst he loses his memory.
Features particular bonus content material: all-new chapters on Captain the US and Thor
Gives you a sneak peek at upcoming books: Avengers and Philosophy, Spider-Man and Philosophy, and Superman and Philosophy
Includes superheroes from either the DC and surprise universes: the Avengers, Batman, Captain the US, eco-friendly Lantern, Iron guy, Spider-Man, Superman, Thor, Watchmen, and the X-Men
Gives you an ideal creation to the Blackwell Philosophy and pa tradition sequence

Whether you're searching for solutions or trying to find enjoyable, this vintage compilation will keep the day by way of assisting you achieve a deeper appreciation of your favourite comics with an advent to simple philosophical principles.

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