The Resource Green Lantern and philosophy : no evil shall escape this book, edited by Jane Dryden and Mark D. White

Green Lantern and philosophy : no evil shall escape this book, edited by Jane Dryden and Mark D. White

Label
Green Lantern and philosophy : no evil shall escape this book
Title
Green Lantern and philosophy
Title remainder
no evil shall escape this book
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jane Dryden and Mark D. White
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Explores the philosophical issues embedded in the Green Lantern Corps' stories and characters, from what Plato's tale of the Ring of Gyges tells us about the Green Lantern ring and the desire for power, to whether willpower is the most important strength
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
741.5/973
Index
index present
LC call number
PN6728.G74
LC item number
G739 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1979-
  • 1971-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dryden, Jane
  • White, Mark D.
Series statement
The Blackwell philosophy and pop culture series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Green Lantern
  • Comic books, strips, etc.
  • Philosophy in literature
Label
Green Lantern and philosophy : no evil shall escape this book, edited by Jane Dryden and Mark D. White
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The blackest night for Aristotle's account of emotions / Jason Southworth -- Flexing the mental muscle : Green Lanterns and the nature of willpower / Mark D. White -- Women are from Zamaron, men are from Oa / Sarah K. Donovan and Nicholas P. Richardson -- Will they let just anybody join? Testing for moral judgment in the Green Lantern Corps / Andrew Terjesen -- The greatest Green Lantern : aesthetic admiration and the praiseworthy hero / Jane Dryden -- There should be no forgiveness for Hal Jordan / Nicolas Michaud -- Morality, atonement, and guilt : Hal Jordan's shifting motivations / Joseph J. Darowksi -- Hard-traveling ethics : moral rationalism versus moral sentimentalism / Andrew Terjesen -- "I despise messiness" : the Plato-Aristotle debate in the troubled friendship of Green Lantern and Green Arrow / Brett Chandler Patterson -- Can't live with 'em, can't live without 'em : Green Lantern, relationships, and autonomy / Jane Dryden -- The oaths of Soranik Natu : can a doctor be a Green Lantern? / Ruth Tallman and Jason Southworth -- Crying for justice : retributivism for those who worship evil's might / Mark D. White -- Hate crimes as terrorism in Brother's keeper / Ron Novy -- The ring of Gyges, the ring of the Green Lantern, and the temptation of power / Adam Barkman -- All for one and one for all : Mogo, the collective, and biological unity / Leonard Finkelman -- Green mind : the book of Oa, the Lantern corps, and Peirce's theory of communal mind / Paul R. Jaissle -- Shedding an emerald light on destiny : the problems with time travel / Amy Kind -- Another boxing glove? Green Lantern and the limits of imagination / Daniel P. Malloy -- "Beware my power" : Leibniz and Green Lantern on God, omnipotence, and evil / Carsten Fogh Nielsen -- Magic science in the Green Lantern mythos : Clarke's law, the starheart, and emotional energy / Andrew Zimmerman Jones
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 292 p.
Isbn
9780470575574
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011006411
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2878225-01umb_inst
  • 2741051
  • (Sirsi) i9780470575574
  • (OCoLC)676728910
Label
Green Lantern and philosophy : no evil shall escape this book, edited by Jane Dryden and Mark D. White
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The blackest night for Aristotle's account of emotions / Jason Southworth -- Flexing the mental muscle : Green Lanterns and the nature of willpower / Mark D. White -- Women are from Zamaron, men are from Oa / Sarah K. Donovan and Nicholas P. Richardson -- Will they let just anybody join? Testing for moral judgment in the Green Lantern Corps / Andrew Terjesen -- The greatest Green Lantern : aesthetic admiration and the praiseworthy hero / Jane Dryden -- There should be no forgiveness for Hal Jordan / Nicolas Michaud -- Morality, atonement, and guilt : Hal Jordan's shifting motivations / Joseph J. Darowksi -- Hard-traveling ethics : moral rationalism versus moral sentimentalism / Andrew Terjesen -- "I despise messiness" : the Plato-Aristotle debate in the troubled friendship of Green Lantern and Green Arrow / Brett Chandler Patterson -- Can't live with 'em, can't live without 'em : Green Lantern, relationships, and autonomy / Jane Dryden -- The oaths of Soranik Natu : can a doctor be a Green Lantern? / Ruth Tallman and Jason Southworth -- Crying for justice : retributivism for those who worship evil's might / Mark D. White -- Hate crimes as terrorism in Brother's keeper / Ron Novy -- The ring of Gyges, the ring of the Green Lantern, and the temptation of power / Adam Barkman -- All for one and one for all : Mogo, the collective, and biological unity / Leonard Finkelman -- Green mind : the book of Oa, the Lantern corps, and Peirce's theory of communal mind / Paul R. Jaissle -- Shedding an emerald light on destiny : the problems with time travel / Amy Kind -- Another boxing glove? Green Lantern and the limits of imagination / Daniel P. Malloy -- "Beware my power" : Leibniz and Green Lantern on God, omnipotence, and evil / Carsten Fogh Nielsen -- Magic science in the Green Lantern mythos : Clarke's law, the starheart, and emotional energy / Andrew Zimmerman Jones
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 292 p.
Isbn
9780470575574
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011006411
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2878225-01umb_inst
  • 2741051
  • (Sirsi) i9780470575574
  • (OCoLC)676728910

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