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Ender's game and philosophy : genocide is child's play

Author: D E Wittkower; Lucinda Rush
Publisher: Chicago : Open Court, [2013] ©2013
Series: Popular culture and philosophy, v. 80.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ender's Game and Philosophy brings together over thirty philosophers to engage in wide-ranging discussion on the troubling, exciting, and fascinating issues raised in and amidst the excitement and fear of Orson Scott Card's novels and Gavin Hood's film. The authors of Ender's Game and Philosophy challenge readers to confront and work through the conceptual and emotional challenges that Ender's Game presents,  Read more...
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Named Person: Orson Scott Card; Orson Scott Card; Ender Wiggin, (Fictitious character); Orson Scott Card; Ender Wiggin, (Fictitious character)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D E Wittkower; Lucinda Rush
ISBN: 9780812698343 0812698347
OCLC Number: 854956880
Description: vii, 253 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Rules of engagement --
Push 1 for remote war / Tim Blackmore --
What would Saint Thomas Aquinas do? / Jennifer Swanson --
Winning without honor / Shawn McKinney --
Is Ender Wiggin a cheater cheater bugger eater? / Joan Grassbaugh Forry --
Minds and bodies --
Where does Ender's consciousness end? / Yochai Ataria --
Hive-queens and harms / Paul Neiman and Daniel Druvenga --
Humanity beyond humanity / Jordan Pascoe --
The enemy's gate is down! / Jeremy Heuslein --
Who is Ender? --
Ender-Shiva, lord of the dance / Joshua Hall --
How queer is Ender? / Nicolas Michaud and Jessica Watkins --
Is Ender a Mormon? / James Holt --
Masks and deceptions --
They're screwing around with us / Don Fallis --
The lying game / Randall M. Jensen --
And who is Demosthenes? / Alexander Halavais --
Child development --
Every breath you take / Ashley Shew --
Being and learning / Stephen Aguilar --
Playing by the rules / Lucinda Rush --
Snakes and ladders, not Squad attack / Louis Melançon --
A question of character --
Peter's game / Jason P. Blahuta --
Sympathy and the perfect soldier / D.E. Wittkower --
Ender's power / Delia Dumitrica --
Weaponized virtue / David M. Wilmington --
Thinking in the future tense --
Lies were more dependable than the truth / Collin Pointon --
Is Ender a murderer? / Kelly Sorensen and Thomas Sorensen --
Killing children / Abraham P. Schwab --
Battle school officer directory --
A peek into the hive mind.
Series Title: Popular culture and philosophy, v. 80.
Responsibility: edited by D.E. Wittkower and Lucinda Rush.

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