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Homeland and philosophy : for your minds only

Author: Robert Arp
Publisher: Chicago : Open Court, ©2014.
Series: Popular culture and philosophy, volume 85.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First printingView all editions and formats
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In Homeland and Philosophy, 23 philosophers tackle the issues that Showtime's award-winning show Homeland asks us to consider. The drama, which centers on Marine Sergeant Nicholas Brody's release from an al-Qaeda prison, and CIA Agent Carrie Mathison's distrust of his intentions, asks questions of identity, what it means to be a terrorist, the conditions and effects of brainwashing, lying for the greater good, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Miscellanea
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Arp
ISBN: 9780812698572 0812698576
OCLC Number: 871211457
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvii, 251 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: You're responsible today for the you of yesterday / Jason Iuliano --
Double agents and multiple identities / Talia Morag --
My dad the Jihadist murderer / László Kajtár --
The self-destruction option / John V. Karavitis --
Broken love in Homeland / Brittany Lorenz and Adam Barkman --
Brainwashed Brody's freedom / Dan Burkett --
The illusion of freedom / April Marratto and Adam Barkman --
Is there such a thing as religious violence? / Roberto Sirvent and Ian Diorio --
Afraid to get your hands dirty? / Christophe Porot and Charles Taliaferro --
Drones and terrorist blowback / Jai Galliott --
Killing at a distance / Edwin Jacob --
It's epistemic war out there! / Don Fallis --
Watching, always watching / Christian Cotton --
Carrie's problem of evil / Trip McCrossin --
Carrie's personality paradox / Frank Scalambrino --
Interrogation and lying / Robert Arp --
Torture by any other name / Dona Cayetana and Nathan Everson --
Anything goes? / John R. Fritzpatrick --
Is terrorism in the eye of the beholder? / William Rodriguez --
America Akbar! / Roberto Sirvent and Ian Diorio --
Terrorism in the homeland.
Series Title: Popular culture and philosophy, volume 85.
Responsibility: edited by Robert Arp.

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In Homeland and Philosophy, 23 philosophers tackle the issues that Showtime's award-winning show Homeland asks us to consider. The drama, which centers on Marine Sergeant Nicholas Brody's release from an al-Qaeda prison, and CIA Agent Carrie Mathison's distrust of his intentions, asks questions of identity, what it means to be a terrorist, the conditions and effects of brainwashing, lying for the greater good, and whether or not courage is a virtue.

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