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Planet of the Apes and philosophy : great apes think alike

Author: John Huss
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Open Court, [2013]
Series: Popular culture and philosophy, v. 74.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What makes humans different from other animals, what humans are entitled to do to other species, whether time travel is possible, what limits should be placed on science and technology, the morality and practicality of genetic engineering?these are just some of the philosophical problems raised by Planet of the Apes. Planet of the Apes and Philosophy looks at all the deeper issues involved in the Planet of the Apes  Read more...
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Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Planet of the Apes and philosophy.
Chicago, Illinois : Open Court, [2013]
(DLC) 2013007597
(OCoLC)816564166
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Huss
ISBN: 9780812698275 0812698274
OCLC Number: 848918324
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 312 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Part I. Ape minds --
Part II. Ape science --
Part III. Ape equality --
Part IV. Ape spacetime --
Part V. Ape Politics --
Part VI. Ape ethics --
Part VII. Ape Cinema --
Part VIII. Ape identity. Part I. Ape minds --
1. It's Like He's Thinking Or Something --
2. Just Say No To Speech / Kristin Andrews --
3. Are Apes Sneaky Enough To Be People? / Sara Waller --
Part II. Ape science --
4. Science's Crazy Dogma / Don Fallis --
5. Getting A Rise Out Of Genetic Engineering / Bernard Rollin --
Part III. Ape equality --
6. Who Comes First, Humans Or Apes? / Massimo Pigliucci --
7. Of Apes And Men / Travis Michael Timmerman --
Part IV. Ape spacetime --
8. We Came From Your Future / Jonas-Sébastien Beaudry --
9. Escape From The Paradox Of The Apes / David L. Morgan --
Part V. Ape Politics --
10. Banana Republic / Ralph Shain --
11. From Twilight Zone To Forbidden Zone / Greg Littmann --
12. The Primate Who Knew Too Much / Leslie Dale Feldman --
Part VI. Ape ethics --
13. Captive Kin / Michael Ruse --
14. Rise Of The Planet Of The Altruists / Lori Gruen --
Part VII. Ape Cinema --
15. Serkis Act / John S. Wilkens --
16. It's A Madhouse! A Madhouse! / John Huss --
17. Inside The Underscore For Planet Of The Apes / Tom McBride --
Part VIII. Ape identity --
18. Caesar's Identity Crisis / William L. McGinney --
19. Aping Race, Racing Apes / Chad Timm --
20. Rise Of Being-In-The-World / Jason Davis --
21. The Last Man / Shaun May --
22. Planet Of The Degenerate Monkeys / Andrew Brennan / Norva Y.S. Lo.
Series Title: Popular culture and philosophy, v. 74.
Responsibility: edited by John Huss.

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Genetic engineering is changing humans, animals, and plants, raising new questions about the morality of such interventions. Planet of the Apes is the most resonant of all scientific apocalypse  Read more...

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