X-Men and Philosophy : Astonishing Insight and Uncanny Argument in the Mutant X-Verse, Paperback / softback Book

X-Men and Philosophy : Astonishing Insight and Uncanny Argument in the Mutant X-Verse Paperback / softback

Edited by William Irwin, Rebecca Housel, J. Jeremy Wisnewski

Part of the The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series series

Description

X-Men is one of the most popular comic book franchises ever, with successful spin-offs that include several feature films, cartoon series, bestselling video games, and merchandise.

This is the first look at the deeper issues of the X-Men universe and the choices facing its powerful "mutants," such as identity, human ethics versus mutant morality, and self-sacrifice. J. Jeremy Wisnewski (Oneonta, NY) is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Hartwick College and the editor of Family Guy and Philosophy (978-1-4051-6316-3) and The Office and Philosophy (978-1-4051-7555-5).

Rebecca Housel (Rochester, NY) is a professor at Rochester Institute of Technology, where she teaches about writing and pop culture.

For William Irwin's biography, please see below.

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 272 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Philosophy
  • ISBN: 9780470413401

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