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Irwin, William

Heroes and Philosophy: Buy the Book, Save the World

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The first unauthorized look at the philosophy behind Heroes, one of TV's most popular shows


When ordinary individuals from around the world inexplicably develop superhuman abilities, they question who they are, struggle to cope with new responsibilities, and decide whether to use their new power for good or for evil. Every episode of Tim Kring's hit TV show Heroes is a philosophical quandary. Heroes and Philosophy is the first book to analyze how philosophy makes this show so compelling. It lets you examine questions crucial to our existence as thinking, rational beings. Is the Company evil, or good? Does Hiro really have a destiny? Do we? Is it okay to lie in order to hide your powers or save the world? Heroes and Philosophy offers answers to these and other intriguing questions.

  • Brings the insight of history's philosophical heavyweights such as Plato and Nietzche to Heroes characters and settings

  • Adds a fun and fascinating dimension to your understanding of the show

  • Expands your thinking about Heroes as the series expands from graphic and text novels to action figures and a video game

Whether you're new to Heroes or have been a fan since day one, this book will take your enjoyment of the show to the next level.

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Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780470730379

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