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Green Lantern and Philosophy

No Evil Shall Escape this Book

Wiley, J,
E-Book ( PDF mit Adobe DRM )
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The first look at the philosophy behind the Green Lanterncomics--timed for the release of the Green Lanternmovie in June 2011
The most recent Green Lantern series--BlackestNight--propelled GL to be the top-selling comic series formore than a year, the latest twist in seven decades of GreenLantern adventures. This book sheds light on the deep philosophicalissues that emerge from the Green Lantern Corps's stories andcharacters, from what Plato's tale of the Ring of Gyges tells usabout the Green Lantern ring and the desire for power to whetherwillpower is the most important strength to who is the greatestGreen Lantern of all time.
* Gives you a new perspective on Green Lantern characters, storylines, and themes
* Shows what philosophical heavy hitters such as Aristotle,Descartes, and Kant can teach us about members of the Green LanternCorp and their world
* Answers your most pressing Green Lantern questions, including:What motivates Hal Jordan to be a Green Lantern? Does the BlackestNight force us to confront old male/female stereotypes? What is thebasis for moral judgment in the Green Lantern Corps? Is Hal Jordana murderer?
Whether you're a new fan or an elder from Oa, Green Lanternand Philosophy is a must-have companion.


Titel: Green Lantern and Philosophy
Autoren/Herausgeber: Jane Dryden, Mark D. White (Hrsg.)
Weitere Mitwirkende: William Irwin
Aus der Reihe: The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series
Ausgabe: 1. Auflage

ISBN/EAN: 9781118003275

Seitenzahl: 304
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

Jane Dryden is an assistant professor of philosophy at MountAllison University.
Mark D. White is a professor in the Department ofPolitical Science, Economics, and Philosophy at the College ofStaten Island, CUNY. He coedited Batman and Philosophy andedited Watchmen and Philosophy and Iron Man andPhilosophy.
William Irwin is a professor of philosophy at King'sCollege in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. He originated the philosophyand popular culture genre of books as coeditor of the bestsellingThe Simpsons and Philosophy and has overseen recent titlesincluding Batman and Philosophy, House andPhilosophy, and Mad Men and Philosophy.

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