The Avengers and Philosophy: Earth's Mightiest Thinkers

The Avengers and Philosophy: Earth's Mightiest Thinkers

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by Mark D. White
     
 

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Can a reformed criminal become a superhero?

What are the military ethics of the Kree-Skrull war?

Is Hank Pym morally responsible for Ultron's behavior?

Can Kang really go back in time and kill himself?

Can an android love a human?

Avengers assemble! Confronting your most essential philosophical questions about Earth's Mightiest Heroes, this powerful

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Can a reformed criminal become a superhero?

What are the military ethics of the Kree-Skrull war?

Is Hank Pym morally responsible for Ultron's behavior?

Can Kang really go back in time and kill himself?

Can an android love a human?

Avengers assemble! Confronting your most essential philosophical questions about Earth's Mightiest Heroes, this powerful book will vanquish any confusion you may have regarding the many issues and conflicts involving your favorite band of superheroes and their crime-fighting adventures. Enlisting the help of an A-list team of history's most prominent thinkers including Aristotle, John Locke, and Immanuel Kant, this book tackles the dilemmas no single great philosopher can withstand, whether in The Avengers comics, film, or animated television series. Armed with the insights and reflections of these formidable minds, you'll understand Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, and the other members of Marvel's all-star superhero team as never before, no matter where the quest for justice leads them next.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118236451
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/13/2012
Series:
Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series , #46
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
342,007
File size:
1 MB

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