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Heroes and Philosophy - 09 edition

Heroes and Philosophy (ISBN10: 0470373385; ISBN13: 9780470373385)
ISBN13: 978-0470373385
ISBN10: 0470373385

Summary: The first unauthorized look at the philosophy behind Heroes, one of TV's most popular showsWhen 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 compelli
ng. 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 gameWhether 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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Summary: The first unauthorized look at the philosophy behind Heroes, one of TV's most popular showsWhen 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 gameWhether 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. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 09
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 08/17/2009
International: No



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