The Resource Spider-man and philosophy : the web of inquiry, edited by Jonathan J. Sanford and William Irwin, (electronic resource)

Spider-man and philosophy : the web of inquiry, edited by Jonathan J. Sanford and William Irwin, (electronic resource)

Label
Spider-man and philosophy : the web of inquiry
Title
Spider-man and philosophy
Title remainder
the web of inquiry
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jonathan J. Sanford and William Irwin
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Untangle the complex web of philosophical dilemmas of Spidey and his world & mdash;in time for the release of The Amazing Spider-Man movieSince Stan Lee and Marvel introduced Spider-Man in Amazing Fantasy #15 in 1962, everyone & rsquo;s favorite webslinger has had a long career in comics, graphic novels, cartoons, movies, and even on Broadway. In this book some of history & rsquo;s most powerful philosophers help us explore the enduring questions and issues surrounding this beloved superhero: Is Peter Parker to blame for the death of his uncle? Does great power really bring great responsibility? Can
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1974-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sanford, Jonathan J.
Dewey number
741.5/973
Index
index present
LC call number
PN6728.S6
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Irwin, William
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Comic books, strips, etc.
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy in motion pictures
  • Spider-Man (Fictitious character)
  • Superhero films
  • Superheroes in literature
  • COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS
  • COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS
  • COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS
  • COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS
  • COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS
  • COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS
  • COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS
  • COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS
  • COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS
  • Comic books, strips, etc.
  • Literature
  • Motion pictures
  • Philosophy
  • Spider-Man (Fictitious character)
  • Superhero films
  • Superheroes
Label
Spider-man and philosophy : the web of inquiry, edited by Jonathan J. Sanford and William Irwin, (electronic resource)
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=CEBF7FE5-3C42-478F-9CA8-69E86CB6B236
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • This is an Overdrive title
  • 11: Maximum Clonage: What the Clone Saga Can Teach Us about Human Cloning
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Spider-Man and Philosophy: The Web of Inquiry; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part One: The Spectacular Life of Spider-Man?; 1: Does Peter Parker Have a Good Life?; Paul Kurtz--A Life of Pleasure and Care for Others; Ayn Rand--Life and Integrity; Epictetus--Self-Control, Duty, and Knowledge of the World; Viktor Frankl--Meaning and Sacrifice; Thomas Aquinas--God and Virtue; What Next?; Notes; 2: What Price Atonement? Peter Parker and the Infinite Debt; Death and Taxes; Ethics and the Infinite; Every Other Is Wholly Other; Remaining in Debt; Notes
  • 3: "My Name is Peter Parker": Unmasking the Right and the GoodTo Unmask or Not to Unmask; The Irresistible Iron Man; But on the Other Hand . . .; The Tangled Web That Is Consequentialism; Oops!; Remember the Kingpin?; Give Up? Never!; Notes; Part Two: Responsibility-Man; 4: "With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility": Spider-Man, Christian Ethics, and the Problem of Evil; "I Have Called You Friends": The Christian Answer to Why People Were Created; "Can't You Respect Me Enough to Let Me Make My Own Decisions?": The Foundations of Christian Ethics
  • "We Always Have a Choice": The Solution to the Problem of EvilDealing with Venom: How to Perfect or Pervert Justice; "It's the Choices That Make Us Who We Are:" The Conclusion to the Matter; Notes; 5: Does Great Power Bring Great Responsibility? Spider-Man and the Good Samaritan; Responsibility Does as Responsibility Is; Spider-Man, Spider-Man, Does Whatever a Samaritan Can; Your Friendly Neighborhood Samaritan; The Do's and Don'ts of Duties; Unmasking the Bad Samaritan; Spider-Man: Hero or Menace?; How Great Is That?; Notes
  • 6: With Great Power Comes Great Culpability: How Blameworthy Is Spider-Man for Uncle Ben's Death?Peter Parker's Good and Bad Luck; The Web of Moral Luck; The Two Peter Parkers; The Problem with Moral Luck; Peter Parker: Agent of Regret; Aunt May's Dark Secret; Power and Responsibility; Notes; Part Three: Spider-Sense and the Self; 7: Why Is My Spider-Sense Tingling?; Getting the Sense of Things, Directly; What Danger Looks Like; The Relative Nature of Danger; Is It Really Dangerous?; When the Spider-Sense Fails; Spider-Sense, Spider-Judgment, or Both?; Did We Learn Anything?; Notes
  • 8: Red or Black: Perception, Identity, and SelfA Hero Transformed; Selves Transformed; The Transforming Self; Notes; 9: With Great Power: Heroism, Villainy, and Bodily Transformation; Changing the World; Transformation, Virtue, and Vice; Great Responsibility; A Story about a Girl; Notes; Part Four: Arachnids "R" Us: Technology and the Human, all too Human; 10: Transhumanism: Or, Is It Right to Make a Spider-Man?; Enhancement Anxieties; Like a God among Men; A Lucky Guy; A Strange Liberation Movement; Equality and Biology; Enhancing People and Creating Monsters; Creating MJ's Smile; Notes
Control code
ocn787842580
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118215418
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)787842580
Label
Spider-man and philosophy : the web of inquiry, edited by Jonathan J. Sanford and William Irwin, (electronic resource)
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=CEBF7FE5-3C42-478F-9CA8-69E86CB6B236
Publication
Note
  • This is an Overdrive title
  • 11: Maximum Clonage: What the Clone Saga Can Teach Us about Human Cloning
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Spider-Man and Philosophy: The Web of Inquiry; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part One: The Spectacular Life of Spider-Man?; 1: Does Peter Parker Have a Good Life?; Paul Kurtz--A Life of Pleasure and Care for Others; Ayn Rand--Life and Integrity; Epictetus--Self-Control, Duty, and Knowledge of the World; Viktor Frankl--Meaning and Sacrifice; Thomas Aquinas--God and Virtue; What Next?; Notes; 2: What Price Atonement? Peter Parker and the Infinite Debt; Death and Taxes; Ethics and the Infinite; Every Other Is Wholly Other; Remaining in Debt; Notes
  • 3: "My Name is Peter Parker": Unmasking the Right and the GoodTo Unmask or Not to Unmask; The Irresistible Iron Man; But on the Other Hand . . .; The Tangled Web That Is Consequentialism; Oops!; Remember the Kingpin?; Give Up? Never!; Notes; Part Two: Responsibility-Man; 4: "With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility": Spider-Man, Christian Ethics, and the Problem of Evil; "I Have Called You Friends": The Christian Answer to Why People Were Created; "Can't You Respect Me Enough to Let Me Make My Own Decisions?": The Foundations of Christian Ethics
  • "We Always Have a Choice": The Solution to the Problem of EvilDealing with Venom: How to Perfect or Pervert Justice; "It's the Choices That Make Us Who We Are:" The Conclusion to the Matter; Notes; 5: Does Great Power Bring Great Responsibility? Spider-Man and the Good Samaritan; Responsibility Does as Responsibility Is; Spider-Man, Spider-Man, Does Whatever a Samaritan Can; Your Friendly Neighborhood Samaritan; The Do's and Don'ts of Duties; Unmasking the Bad Samaritan; Spider-Man: Hero or Menace?; How Great Is That?; Notes
  • 6: With Great Power Comes Great Culpability: How Blameworthy Is Spider-Man for Uncle Ben's Death?Peter Parker's Good and Bad Luck; The Web of Moral Luck; The Two Peter Parkers; The Problem with Moral Luck; Peter Parker: Agent of Regret; Aunt May's Dark Secret; Power and Responsibility; Notes; Part Three: Spider-Sense and the Self; 7: Why Is My Spider-Sense Tingling?; Getting the Sense of Things, Directly; What Danger Looks Like; The Relative Nature of Danger; Is It Really Dangerous?; When the Spider-Sense Fails; Spider-Sense, Spider-Judgment, or Both?; Did We Learn Anything?; Notes
  • 8: Red or Black: Perception, Identity, and SelfA Hero Transformed; Selves Transformed; The Transforming Self; Notes; 9: With Great Power: Heroism, Villainy, and Bodily Transformation; Changing the World; Transformation, Virtue, and Vice; Great Responsibility; A Story about a Girl; Notes; Part Four: Arachnids "R" Us: Technology and the Human, all too Human; 10: Transhumanism: Or, Is It Right to Make a Spider-Man?; Enhancement Anxieties; Like a God among Men; A Lucky Guy; A Strange Liberation Movement; Equality and Biology; Enhancing People and Creating Monsters; Creating MJ's Smile; Notes
Control code
ocn787842580
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118215418
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)787842580

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