Twilight and Philosophy: Vampires, Vegetarians, and the Pursuit of Immortality

Twilight and Philosophy: Vampires, Vegetarians, and the Pursuit of Immortality

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by Rebecca Housel
     
 

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What can vampires tell us about the meaning of life?

Is Edward a romantic hero or a dangerous stalker?

Is Bella a feminist? Is Stephenie Meyer?

How does Stephenie Meyer's Mormonism fit into the fantastical world of Twilight?

Is Jacob "better" for Bella than Edward?

The answers to these philosophical questions and more

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Overview

What can vampires tell us about the meaning of life?

Is Edward a romantic hero or a dangerous stalker?

Is Bella a feminist? Is Stephenie Meyer?

How does Stephenie Meyer's Mormonism fit into the fantastical world of Twilight?

Is Jacob "better" for Bella than Edward?

The answers to these philosophical questions and more can be found inside Twilight and Philosophy: Vampires, Vegetarians, and the Pursuit of Immortality. With everything from Taoism to mind reading to the place of God in a world of vampires, this book offers some very tasty philosophy for both the living and the undead to sink their teeth into. Whether you're on Team Edward or Team Jacob, whether you loved or hated Breaking Dawn, this book is for you!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470484234
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/22/2009
Series:
Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series, #15
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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