terça-feira, 2 de agosto de 2011

X-Men and Philosophy



CONTENTS

AcknowledgmentsS: Superheroic Thanks to X-tra Special Humans and Mutants Alike!
Introduction: You Are About to Embark on an X-perience with “the Strangest Heroes of All”

X1: ORIGINS
THE X-FACTOR IN THE EXISTENTIAL
1. The Lure of the Normal: Who Wouldn’t Want to Be a Mutant?
Patrick D. Hopkins
2. Amnesia, Personal Identity, and the Many Lives of Wolverine
Jason Southworth
3. Is Suicide Always Immoral? Jean Grey,Immanuel Kant, and The Dark Phoenix Saga
Mark D. White
4. X-istential X-Men: Jews, Supermen, and the Literature of Struggle
Jesse Kavadlo

X2: EVOLUTION
CONSCIOUSNESS, CONSCIENCE, AND CURE
5. Mad Genetics: The Sinister Side of Biological Mastery
Andrew Burnett
6. Layla Miller Knows Stuff: How a Butterfl Can Shoulder the World
George A. Dunn
7. X-Women and X-istence
Rebecca Housel
8. Mutant Rights, Torture, and X-perimentation
Cynthia McWilliams
9. When You Know You’re Just a Comic Book Character: Deadpool
Joseph J. Darowski

X3: UNITED
HUMAN ETHICS AND MUTANT MORALITY IN THE X-VERSE
10. Magneto, Mutation, and Morality
Richard Davis
11. Professor X Wants You
Christopher Robichaud
12. Dirty Hands and Dirty Minds: The Ethics of Mind Reading and Mindwriting
Andrew Terjesen
13. The Mutant Cure or Social Change: Debating Disability
Ramona Ilea
14. Mutants and the Metaphysics of Race
Jeremy Pierce

X4: THE LAST STAND
WAR, TECHNOLOGY, DEATH, AND MUTANTKIND
15. Mutant Phenomenology
J. Jeremy Wisnewski
16. War and Peace, Power and Faith
Katherine E. Kirby
17. High-Tech Mythology in X-Men
George Teschner

CONTRIBUTORS: And Now, We’d Like to Introduce the X-Perts: Ladies and Gentlemen, the Amazing,
Astonishing, Uncanny, Ultimate Authors from Xavier’s School for Gifted Philosophers!
INDEX

X-Men and Philosophy
Astonishing Insight and Uncanny Argument in the Mutant X-verse [ Download ]