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Batman and philosophy : the dark knight of the soul /

Other Authors: White, Mark D., 1971-, Arp, Robert.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, 2008
Series: Blackwell philosophy and popculture series.
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245 0 0 |a Batman and philosophy :  |b the dark knight of the soul /  |c edited by Mark D. White and Robert Arp. 
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300 |a ix, 294 p. ;  |c 23 cm. 
490 1 |a The Blackwell philosophy and pop culture series 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0 |a Introduction: Riddle me this-- -- Does the Dark Knight always do right? -- Why doesn't Batman kill the joker? / Mark D. White -- Is it right to make a Robin? / James DiGiovanna -- Batman's virtuous hatred / Stephen Kershnar -- Law, justice, and the social order : where does Batman fit in? -- No man's land : social order in Gotham City and New Orleans / Brett Chandler Patterson -- Governing Gotham / Tony Spanakos -- The Joker's wild : can we hold the Clown Prince morally responsible? / Christopher Robichaud -- Origins and ethics : becoming the Caped Crusader -- Batman's promise / Randall M. Jensen -- Should Bruce Wayne have become Batman? / Mahesh Ananth and Ben Dixon -- What would Batman do? : Bruce Wayne as moral exemplar / Ryan Indy Rhodes and David Kyle Johnson -- Who is the Batman? (Is that a trick question?) -- Under the mask : how any person can become Batman / Sarah K. Donovan and Nicholas P. Richardson -- Could Batman have been the Joker? / Sam Cowling and Chris Ragg -- Batman's identity crisis and Wittgenstein's family resemblance / Jason Southworth -- What is it like to be a Batman? / Ron Novy -- Being the Bat : insights from existentialism and taoism -- Alfred, the Dark Knight of faith : Batman and Kierkegaard / Christopher M. Drohan -- Dark nights and the call of conscience / Jason J. Howard -- Batman's confrontation with death, angst, and freedom / David M. Hart -- Friend, father-- rival? : the many roles of the Bat -- Why Batman is better than Superman / Galen Foresman -- World's finest-- friends? : Batman, Superman, and the nature of friendship / Daniel P. Malloy -- Leaving the shadow of the Bat : Aristotle, Kant, and Dick Grayson on moral education / Carsten Fogh Nielsen -- The tao of the Bat / Bat-Tzu. 
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