Twilight and philosophy : vampires, vegetarians, and the pursuit of immortality /

With everything from Taoism to mind reading to the place of God in a world of vampires, this book offers some very tasty philosophy for both the living and the undead to sink their teeth into.

Other Authors: Housel, Rebecca., Wisnewski, Jeremy.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, c2009.
Series: Blackwell philosophy and popculture series.
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Table of Contents:
  • Twilight.
  • You look good enough to eat : love, madness, and the food analogy /
  • George A. Dunn
  • Dying to eat : the vegetarian ethics of Twilight /
  • Jean Kazez
  • Can a vampire be a person? /
  • Nicholas Michaud
  • Carlisle : more compassionate than a speeding bullet? /
  • Andrew Terjesen and Jenny Terjesen
  • New moon.
  • Vampire-Da╠łmmerung : what can Twilight tell us about God? /
  • Peter S. Fosl and Eli Fosl
  • To bite or not to bite : Twilight, immortality, and the meaning of life /
  • Brendan Shea
  • Mind reading and morality : the moral hazards of being Edward /
  • Eric Silverman
  • Love and authority among wolves /
  • Sara Worley
  • Eclipse.
  • Bella Swan and Sarah Palin : all the old myths are not true /
  • Naomi Zack
  • Vampire love : the second sex negotiates the twenty-first century /
  • Bonnie Mann
  • Edward Cullen and Bella Swan : Byronic and feminist heroes... or not /
  • Abigail E. Myers
  • Undead patriarchy and the possibility of love /
  • Leah McClimans and J. Jeremy Wisnewski
  • The "real" danger : fact vs. fiction for the girl audience /
  • Rebecca Housel
  • Breaking dawn.
  • Twilight of an idol : our fatal attraction to vampires /
  • Jennifer L. McMahon
  • Bella's vampires semiotics /
  • Dennis Knepp
  • Space, time, and vampire ontology /
  • Philip Puszczalowski
  • For the strength of Bella? Meyer, vampires, and Mormonism /
  • Marc E. Shaw
  • The Tao of Jacob /
  • Rebecca Housel.