Supervillains and Philosophy: Sometimes, Evil is its Own Reward ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Ben Dyer

Supervillains and Philosophy: Sometimes, Evil is its Own Reward

Open Court
Publication date: September 2011
ISBN: 9780812697803
Digital Book format: ePub (Adobe DRM)

Buy ePub

List price:
Our price:

You save: $4.00 (20%)
The devil gets his due in the latest entry in the Pop Culture and Philosophy series. Supervillains and Philosophy features an international cabal of philosophers and comics industry professionals conspiring to reveal the dark details — and deeper meanings — lurking behind today’s most popular comic book monsters. Whether it’s their moral justification for world domination or the wavering boundaries they share with the modern anti-hero everyone's favorite villains generate as much attention as their heroic counterparts. The 20 essays in this accessible book explore the nature of supervillainy examine the boundaries of good and evil offer helpful advice to prospective supervillains and untangle diabolical puzzles of identity and consciousness. All the legends are here from Dr. Doom and the Spectre to the Joker and the Watchmen reconsidered through the lens of classic and modern philosophy.
Please sign in to review this product.
Supervillains and Philosophy ePub (Adobe DRM) can be read on any device that can open ePub (Adobe DRM) files.

File Size:
369 Kb
Copy From Text: