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Buffy the vampire slayer and philosophy : fear and trembling in Sunnydale

Author: James B South
Publisher: Chicago : Open Court, ©2003.
Series: Popular culture and philosophy, v. 4.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the tradition of classic horror films, "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" addresses ethical issues that have long fascinated audiences. This collection features 23 essays by young professional philosophers that examine crucial ethical and metaphysical aspectsof the "Buffyverse" (the world of Buffy).
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Miscellanea
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James B South
ISBN: 0812695305 9780812695304 0812695313 9780812695311
OCLC Number: 51481996
Description: xi, 335 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Faith and Plato : "You're nothing! Disgusting, murderous bitch!" / Greg Forster --
Also sprach Faith : the problem of the happy rogue vampire slayer / Karl Schudt --
"The I in team" : Buffy and feminist ethics / Jessica Prata Miller --
Buffy the vampire slayer as feminist noir / Thomas Hibbs --
Feminism and the ethics of violence : why Buffy kicks ass / Mimi Marinucci --
Balderdash and chicanery : science and beyond / Andrew Aberdein --
Pluralism, pragmatism, and pals : the slayer subverts the science wars / Madeline M. Muntersbjorn --
Between heaven and hells : the multidimensional universe in Kant and Buffy the vampire slayer / James Lawler --
Buffy goes to college, Adam murders to dissect : education and knowledge in a postmodern world / Toby Daspit --
"My God, it's like a Greek tragedy" : Willow Rosenberg and human irrationality / James B. South --
Should we do what Buffy would do? / Jason Kawal --
Passion and action : in and out of control / Carolyn Korsmeyer --
Buffy in the buff : a slayer's solution to Aristotle's love paradox / Melissa M. Milavec and Sharon M. Kaye --
A Kantian analysis of moral judgment in Buffy the vampire slayer / Scott R. Stroud --
Brownskirts : fascism, Christianity, and the eternal demon / Neal King --
Prophecy girl and the powers that be : the philosophy of religion in the Buffyverse / Wendy Love Anderson --
Justifying the means : punishment in the Buffyverse / Jacob M. Held --
No big win : themes of sacrifice, salvation, and redemption / Gregory J. Sakal --
Old familiar vampires : the politics of the Buffyverse / Jeffrey L. Pasley --
Morality on television : the case of Buffy the vampire slayer / Richard Greene and Wayne Yuen --
High school is hell : metaphor made literal in Buffy the vampire slayer / Tracy Little --
Feeling for Buffy : the girl next door / Michael Levine and Steven Jay Schneider.
Series Title: Popular culture and philosophy, v. 4.
Other Titles: Fear and trembling in Sunnydale
Responsibility: edited by James B. South.

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In the tradition of classic horror films, "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" addresses ethical issues that have long fascinated audiences. This collection features 23 essays by young professional philosophers that examine crucial ethical and metaphysical aspectsof the "Buffyverse" (the world of Buffy).

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