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Irwin, William

Alien and Philosophy: I Infest, Therefore I Am

Irwin, William - Alien and Philosophy: I Infest, Therefore I Am, ebook

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Alien and Philosophy: I Infest, Therefore I Am presents a philosophical exploration of the world of Alien, the simultaneously horrifying and thought-provoking sci-fi horror masterpiece, and the film franchise it spawned.

  • The first book dedicated to exploring the philosophy raised by one of the most successful and influential sci-fi franchises of modern times
  • Features contributions from an acclaimed team of scholars of philosophy and pop culture, led by highly experienced volume editors
  • Explores a huge range of topics that include the philosophy of fear, Just Wars, bio-weaponry, feminism and matriarchs, perfect killers, contagion, violation, employee rights and Artificial Intelligence
  • Includes coverage of H.R. Giger’s aesthetics, the literary influences of H.P. Lovecraft, sci-fi and the legacy of Vietnam, and much more!

Keywords: Philosophy of horror; philosophy of fear; philosophy and film; philosophy of modern culture; ethics of warfare; ethics of bio-weaponry; corporate; androids; dystopian politics; economics of the future; feminism; artificial intelligence; AI; pop culture; popular culture; film; cinema; horror; science fiction; sci fi; movies; business ethics; James Cameron; Ridley Scott; Sigourney Weaver; Bill Paxton; gender studies; continental philosophy; Übermensch; Karl Marx; Plato, Introductions to Philosophy

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Editor
 
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series
Page amount
240 pages
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781119280842
Printed ISBN
9781119280811

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