Superheroes and Philosophy

Truth, Justice, and the Socratic Way
Author(s): Tom Morris, Matt Morris
Series No: 13
Original Publish Date: Jun 01, 2001
Product Number: EB00663051
Released: Mar 27, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780812696967
Publisher: Open Court
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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.