Superheroes and Philosophy: Truth, Justice, and the Socratic Wayby Tom Morris, Matt Morris
Superheroes and Philosophy tackles these and other philosophical
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The comic book naratives of superheroes wrestle with profound and disturbing issues in original ways: the definitions of good and evil, the limits of violence as an effective means, the perils of enforcing justice outside the law, the metaphysics of personal identity, and the definition of humanity.
Superheroes and Philosophy tackles these and other philosophical questions in an intellectual yet engaging way suitable for any comic book fan.
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Tom Morris and Matt Morris
Contributor residences (city, state or country if outside the US or Canada):Tom Morris was for fifteen years professor of philosophy at the University of Notre Dame. His twelfth published book, True Success, became a best seller and launched him into a new career as philosophical advisor to the corporate world: his executive audiences have included General Motors, Merrill Lynch, Verizon, IBM, Coca-Cola, Goldman Sachs, and Taco Bell. His recent books include True Success, If Aristotle Ran General Motors, Philosophy for Dummies, and The Stoic Art of Living.
Matt Morris, son of Tom Morris, is a philosopher, film-maker, comics expert, and boy wonder.
Tim Sale, who drew the cover art for this volume, is currently the leading comic book artist.
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