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Philosophy in the Twilight zone

Author: Noël Carroll; Lester H Hunt
Publisher: Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Utilizing a series of essays examining the broad philosophical concepts embedded in the first 156 episodes of Rod Serling's series, 'The Twilight Zone', this book provides a platform for further philosophical discussion.
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Philosophy in the Twilight zone.
Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009
(OCoLC)649083888
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Noël Carroll; Lester H Hunt
ISBN: 9781405149044 1405149043 9781405149051 1405149051 1444310372 9781444310375
OCLC Number: 216935760
Description: ix, 194 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: "And now, Rod Serling, creator of The twilight zone" : the author as Auteur / Lester H. Hunt --
Tales of dread in The twilight zone : a contribution to narratology / Noel Carroll --
Frame shifters : surprise endings and spectator imagination in The twilight zone / Carl Plantinga --
The treachery of the commonplace / Mary Sirridge --
Where is the Twilight Zone? / Richard Hanley --
Existentialism and searching for an exit / Susan L. Feagin --
Through the Twilight Zone of nonbeing : two exemplars of race in Sterling's classic series / Lewis R. Gordon --
Blending fiction and reality : "The odyssey of flight 33" / Thomas E. Wartenberg --
Epistemology at 20,000 feet / Sheila Lintott --
Rationality and choice in "Nick of time" / Aeon J. Skoble --
"The little people" : power and the worshipable / Aaron Smuts --
Nothing in the dark : deprivation, death, and the good life / James S. Taylor.
Responsibility: edited by Noël Carroll and Lester Hunt.
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"If you've ever felt lost in The Twilight Zone, this book is for you. Then, again, when you read what these philosophers have to say you may want to stay!" William Irwin, King's College "The Twilight  Read more...

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