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Arp, Robert

Philosophy and Breaking Bad

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Table of contents

Part 1. “We Tried to Poison You”: Breaking Evil

1. What’s Stopping Me: Breaking Bad and Virtue Ethics
Jen Baker

2. Eichmann in Albuquerque
Karen Adkins

3. Empathy and Evil: Drug-Dealing Murderers Are People Too
Charlene Elsby, Rob Luzecky

Part 2. “I Am the One Who Knocks”: The Shadow of Death and the Meaning of Life

4. In the Shadow of the Sickness Unto Death: Walter White’s Transformation into the Knight of Meth
Frank Scalambrino

5. Death Is Easy If You’re Dead
Christopher Ketcham

6. Cosmic Justice in Breaking Bad: Can Sociopaths and Antiheroes Lead Meaningful Lives?
Kimberly Blessing

7. Law and Morality in Breaking Bad: The Aesthetics of Justice
David Koepsell

Part 3. “I Will Put You Under the Jail”: The Tragedy of Breaking Bad

8. The Crumbling Patriarchy and Triumphant Feminist Ethic of Care in Breaking Bad

Leigh Kolb

9. What Bad Is Not: Breaking Bad, Apophatic and Dramaturgic Continua from Creator to Viewer, and a Poetics of the Philosophy of Religion
Jesse Abbot

Part 4. “I Did It for Me”: Morality, Mastery and Meth

10. Recovering Lost Moral Ground: Can Walt Make Amends?
James Edwin Mahon, Joseph Mahon

11. (Im)Morality in Action
Travis Dyk, Adam Barkman

12. The Transformation of Walter White: A Case Study in Bad Faith
Leslie A. Aarons

13. Breaking Bonds: White Lines of Love and Hate
Sara Waller

Part 5. Becoming Jesse James: Breaking Bad’s Challenge to Philosophy

14. Hatred: Walter White Is Doing It All Wrong
Kevin Guilfoy

15. “We Are Responsible to All for All”: An Intersubjective Analysis of Breaking Bad

Sheridan Hough

16. Theater of the Absurd: Breaking Bad as Edifying Philosophy
Kevin S. Decker

Keywords: Philosophy, Philosophy of Man, American Culture, Film and Television Studies

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
20 pages
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319403434
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-40342-7

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