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The Resource Batman and philosophy : the Dark Knight of the soul, edited by Mark D. White and Robert Arp

Batman and philosophy : the Dark Knight of the soul, edited by Mark D. White and Robert Arp

Label
Batman and philosophy : the Dark Knight of the soul
Title
Batman and philosophy
Title remainder
the Dark Knight of the soul
Statement of responsibility
edited by Mark D. White and Robert Arp
Title variation
Batman & philosophy
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Drawing from seventy years of comic books, television shows, and movies, this book explores how the Dark Knight grapples with ethical conundrums, moral responsibility, his identity crisis, the moral weight he carries to avenge his murdered parents, and much more
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
741.5/973
Index
index present
LC call number
PN6728.B36
LC item number
B376 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • White, Mark D.
  • Arp, Robert
Series statement
Blackwell philosophy and pop culture series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Batman (Fictitious character)
  • Applied philosophy
  • Social sciences
  • Ethics
Target audience
adult
Label
Batman and philosophy : the Dark Knight of the soul, edited by Mark D. White and Robert Arp
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Does the Dark Knight always do right? -- Law, justice, and the social order : where does Batman fit in? -- Origins and ethics : becoming the Caped Crusader -- Who is the Batman? (Is that a trick question?) -- Being the Bat : insights from existentialism and Taoism -- Friend, father, ... rival? : the many roles of the Bat
Control code
ocn191245569
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
ix, 294 pages
Isbn
9780470270301
Lccn
2008016841
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
741.5973 B3213 ; XX-N ; SA ; C0808BT1 (ED) ; es ; S1304BT2.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 191245569
  • (Sirsi) 191245569
  • (OCoLC)191245569
Label
Batman and philosophy : the Dark Knight of the soul, edited by Mark D. White and Robert Arp
Link
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Does the Dark Knight always do right? -- Law, justice, and the social order : where does Batman fit in? -- Origins and ethics : becoming the Caped Crusader -- Who is the Batman? (Is that a trick question?) -- Being the Bat : insights from existentialism and Taoism -- Friend, father, ... rival? : the many roles of the Bat
Control code
ocn191245569
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
ix, 294 pages
Isbn
9780470270301
Lccn
2008016841
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
741.5973 B3213 ; XX-N ; SA ; C0808BT1 (ED) ; es ; S1304BT2.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 191245569
  • (Sirsi) 191245569
  • (OCoLC)191245569

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