Superheroes and philosophy : truth, justice, and the socratic way /

Other Authors: Morris, Thomas V., Morris, Matt, 1983-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Chicago, Ill. : Open Court, c2005.
Series: Popular culture and philosophy ; v. 13
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245 0 0 |a Superheroes and philosophy :  |b truth, justice, and the socratic way /  |c edited by Tom Morris and Matt Morris. 
260 |a Chicago, Ill. :  |b Open Court,  |c c2005. 
300 |a xiii, 281 p. ;  |c 23 cm. 
440 0 |a Popular culture and philosophy ;  |v v. 13 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0 |a The image of the superhero -- The real truth about Superman / Mark Waid -- Heroes and superheroes / Jeph Loeb and Tom Morris -- The Crimson Viper versus the Maniacal Morphing Meme / Dennis O'Neil -- Superhero revisionism in Watchmen and The dark knight returns / Aeon J. Skoble -- The existential world of the superhero -- God, the Devil, and Matt Murdock / Tom Morris -- The power and the glory / Charles Taliaferro and Craig Lindahl-Urben -- Myth, morality, and the women of the X-men / Rebecca Housel -- Barbard Gordon and moral perfectionism / James B. South -- Batman and friends / Matt Morris -- The Fantastic Four as a family / Chris Ryall and Scott Tipton -- Comic-book wisdom / Michael Thau -- Superheroes and moral duty -- Why are superheroes good? Comics and the Ring of Gyges / Jeff Brenzel -- Why should superheroes be good? / C. Stephen Evans -- With great power comes great responsibility / Chistopher Robichaud -- Whay be a superhero? Why be moral? / C. Stephen Layman -- Superman and Kingdom come / Felix Tallon and Jerry Walls -- Identity and superhero metaphysics -- Questions of identity / Kevin Kinghorn -- Identity crisis / Richard Hanley -- What's behind the mask? / Tom Morris. 
590 |a August05phi 
650 0 |a Comic books, strips, etc.  |x Moral and ethical aspects. 
650 0 |a Heroes in literature. 
700 1 |a Morris, Thomas V. 
700 1 |a Morris, Matt,  |d 1983- 
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852 0 |b MAIN  |h PN6712  |i .S86 2005