X-Men and Philosophy: Astonishing Insight and Uncanny Argument in the Mutant X-Verse

X-Men and Philosophy: Astonishing Insight and Uncanny Argument in the Mutant X-Verse

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by Rebecca Housel
     
 

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X-Men is one of the most popular comic book franchises ever, with successful spin-offs that include several feature films, cartoon series, bestselling video games, and merchandise. This is the first look at the deeper issues of the X-Men universe and the choices facing its powerful "mutants," such as identity, human ethics versus mutant morality, and

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X-Men is one of the most popular comic book franchises ever, with successful spin-offs that include several feature films, cartoon series, bestselling video games, and merchandise. This is the first look at the deeper issues of the X-Men universe and the choices facing its powerful "mutants," such as identity, human ethics versus mutant morality, and self-sacrifice.

J. Jeremy Wisnewski (Oneonta, NY) is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Hartwick College and the editor of Family Guy and Philosophy (978-1-4051-6316-3) and The Office and Philosophy (978-1-4051-7555-5). Rebecca Housel (Rochester, NY) is a professor at Rochester Institute of Technology, where she teaches about writing and pop culture. For William Irwin's biography, please see below.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470730362
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/18/2009
Series:
Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series , #11
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
1,288,023
File size:
1 MB

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