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The avengers and philosophy Earth's mightiest thinkers

Mark D. White 1971-

2012

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  • Title:
    The avengers and philosophy Earth's mightiest thinkers
  • Author: Mark D. White 1971-
  • Description: The Avengers and Philosophy: Earth's Mightiest Thinkers; Contents; Introduction: Earth's Mightiest Philosophers; Part One: What Would an Avenger Do?; 1: Superhuman Ethics Class with the Avengers Prime; 2: Shining the Light on the Dark Avengers; 3: The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Family; Part Two: Who is an Avenger?; 4: Superhero Identity: Case Studies in the Avengers; 5: I Am Made of Ink: She-Hulk and Metacomics; 6: The Self-Corruption of Norman Osborn: A Cautionary Tale; Part Three: Should The Avengers Do more than Avenge?; 7: Forgivers Assemble!
    8: Gods, Beasts, and Political Animals: Why the Avengers Assemble9: Cap's Kooky Quartet: Is Rehabilitation Possible?; Part Four: Do the Avengers Ever Go Too Far?; 10: Fighting the Good Fight: Military Ethics and the Kree-Skrull War; 11: Secrets and Lies: Compromising the Avengers' Values for the Good of the World; 12: The Avengers and S.H.I.E.L.D.: The Problem with Proactive Superheroics; Part Five: What Kind of World Do the Avengers Live In?; 13: Can Kang Kill His Past Self? The Paradox of Time Travel; 14: ""No Other Gods Before Me"": God, Ontology, and Ethics in the Avengers' Universe
    15: Love Avengers Style: Can an Android Love a Human?16: The Way of the Arrow: Hawkeye Meets the Taoist Masters; Appendix: Why Are There Four Volumes of Avengers?; Contributors: Avengers Academy; Index: From Jarvis's Secret Files
    An engaging look at the philosophical underpinnings of Earth's Mightiest Heroes Avengers assemble! Tackling intriguing dilemmas and issues that no single great philosopher can withstand, this powerful book enlists the brainpower of an A-list team of history's most prominent thinkers to explore the themes behind the action of Marvel Comics' all-star superhero team. Arms you with new insights into the characters and themes of The AvengersDeepens your appreciation both of The Avengers comics and the Joss Whedon movie adaptationAnswers the philos
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Publisher: Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • Format: 1 online resource (242 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-118-23645-9;ISBN 1-280-59063-7;ISBN 9786613620460;ISBN 1-118-22253-9
  • Subjects: Avengers (Fictitious characters); Comic books, strips, etc -- Moral and ethical aspects; Superheroes in literature; Superhero films -- History and criticism; Philosophy in literature; Philosophy in motion pictures; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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