The Resource Heroes and philosophy : buy the book, save the world, edited by David Kyle Johnson, (electronic resource)

Heroes and philosophy : buy the book, save the world, edited by David Kyle Johnson, (electronic resource)

Label
Heroes and philosophy : buy the book, save the world
Title
Heroes and philosophy
Title remainder
buy the book, save the world
Statement of responsibility
edited by David Kyle Johnson
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
NhCcYBP
Dewey number
791.45/72
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1992.77.H47
LC item number
H47 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Johnson, David Kyle
  • Ebooks Corporation
Series statement
The Blackwell philosophy and pop culture series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Conduct of life
  • Superheroes
Label
Heroes and philosophy : buy the book, save the world, edited by David Kyle Johnson, (electronic resource)
Link
http://www.umanitoba.eblib.com/EBLWeb/patron/?target=patron&extendedid=P_455893_0
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: the wonder of Heroes -- Heroic obligations. Above the social contract? How superheroes break society / Robert Sharp -- Heroes, obligations, and the ethics of saving the world / J.K. Miles -- Corporate capers : the moral dimensions of working for the company / Christopher Robichaud -- With great creativity comes great imitation : problems of plagiarism and knowledge / Jason Southworth -- Supermen, samurai, and invisible men. Time and the meaning of life in Heroes and Nietzsche / Tyler Shores -- Hiro Nakamura, Bushido, and hero archetypes / Erik Daniel Baldwin -- Plato on Gyges' ring of invisibility : the power of Heroes and the value of virtue / Don Adams -- Metaphysics, regular physics, and heroic time travel. The foreknowledge of a painter, the fate of a Hiro / David Kyle Johnson -- Time to be a hero : branching time and changing the future / Morgan Luck -- Heroes and the ethics of time travel : does the present matter? / David Faraci -- The science of Heroes : flying men, immortal samurai, and destroying the space-time continuum / Andrew Zimmerman Jones -- Pseudoscience, scientific revolutions, and Dr. Chandra Suresh / David Kyle Johnson and Andrew Zimmerman Jones -- The minds of Heroes. Peter Petrelli, the Haitian, and the philosophical implications of memory loss / Peter Kirwan -- Understanding other minds : philosophical foundations of Heroes' mind-reading powers / Fabio Paglieri -- Peter Petrelli : the power of empathy / Andrew Terjesen -- Villains, family, and lying. Are the heroes really good? / Peter S. Fosl -- Heroes and family obligations / Ruth Tallman and Jason Southworth -- Concealment and lying : is that any way for a hero to act? / Michael R. Berry
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780470730379
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2878209-01umb_inst
  • 99952057899
  • (Sirsi) 99952057899
  • (OCoLC)781291831
Label
Heroes and philosophy : buy the book, save the world, edited by David Kyle Johnson, (electronic resource)
Link
http://www.umanitoba.eblib.com/EBLWeb/patron/?target=patron&extendedid=P_455893_0
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: the wonder of Heroes -- Heroic obligations. Above the social contract? How superheroes break society / Robert Sharp -- Heroes, obligations, and the ethics of saving the world / J.K. Miles -- Corporate capers : the moral dimensions of working for the company / Christopher Robichaud -- With great creativity comes great imitation : problems of plagiarism and knowledge / Jason Southworth -- Supermen, samurai, and invisible men. Time and the meaning of life in Heroes and Nietzsche / Tyler Shores -- Hiro Nakamura, Bushido, and hero archetypes / Erik Daniel Baldwin -- Plato on Gyges' ring of invisibility : the power of Heroes and the value of virtue / Don Adams -- Metaphysics, regular physics, and heroic time travel. The foreknowledge of a painter, the fate of a Hiro / David Kyle Johnson -- Time to be a hero : branching time and changing the future / Morgan Luck -- Heroes and the ethics of time travel : does the present matter? / David Faraci -- The science of Heroes : flying men, immortal samurai, and destroying the space-time continuum / Andrew Zimmerman Jones -- Pseudoscience, scientific revolutions, and Dr. Chandra Suresh / David Kyle Johnson and Andrew Zimmerman Jones -- The minds of Heroes. Peter Petrelli, the Haitian, and the philosophical implications of memory loss / Peter Kirwan -- Understanding other minds : philosophical foundations of Heroes' mind-reading powers / Fabio Paglieri -- Peter Petrelli : the power of empathy / Andrew Terjesen -- Villains, family, and lying. Are the heroes really good? / Peter S. Fosl -- Heroes and family obligations / Ruth Tallman and Jason Southworth -- Concealment and lying : is that any way for a hero to act? / Michael R. Berry
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780470730379
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2878209-01umb_inst
  • 99952057899
  • (Sirsi) 99952057899
  • (OCoLC)781291831

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