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Superheroes and Philosophy

Truth, Justice, and the Socratic Way

Superheroes and Philosophy
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US$ 19.95
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.
Open Court; June 2001
300 pages; ISBN 9780812696967
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