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Title:
Buffy the vampire slayer and philosophy : fear and trembling in Sunnydale
Author:
South, James B., 1960-
Publication Information:
Chicago : Open Court, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
xi, 335 pages ; 23 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
ss3s4 and Plato : "You're nothing! Disgusting, murderous bitch!" / Greg Forster -- Also sprach Faith : the problem of the happy rogue vampire slayer / Karl Schudt -- "The I in team" : Buffy and feminist ethics / Jessica Prata Miller -- Buffy the vampire slayer as feminist noir / Thomas Hibbs -- Feminism and the ethics of violence : why Buffy kicks ass / Mimi Marinucci -- Balderdash and chicanery : science and beyond / Andrew Aberdein -- Pluralism, pragmatism, and pals : the slayer subverts the science wars / Madeline M. Muntersbjorn -- Between heaven and hells : the multidimensional universe in Kant and Buffy the vampire slayer / James Lawler -- Buffy goes to college, Adam murders to dissect : education and knowledge in a postmodern world / Toby Daspit -- "My God, it's like a Greek tragedy" : Willow Rosenberg and human irrationality / James B. South -- Should we do what Buffy would do? / Jason Kawal -- Passion and action : in and out of control / Carolyn Korsmeyer -- Buffy in the buff : a slayer's solution to Aristotle's love paradox / Melissa M. Milavec and Sharon M. Kaye -- A Kantian analysis of moral judgment in Buffy the vampire slayer / Scott R. Stroud -- Brownskirts : fascism, Christianity, and the eternal demon / Neal King -- Prophecy girl and the powers that be : the philosophy of religion in the Buffyverse / Wendy Love Anderson -- Justifying the means : punishment in the Buffyverse / Jacob M. Held -- No big win : themes of sacrifice, salvation, and redemption / Gregory J. Sakal -- Old familiar vampires : the politics of the Buffyverse / Jeffrey L. Pasley -- Morality on television : the case of Buffy the vampire slayer / Richard Greene and Wayne Yuen -- High school is hell : metaphor made literal in Buffy the vampire slayer / Tracy Little -- Feeling for Buffy : the girl next door / Michael Levine and Steven Jay Schneider.
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ISBN:
9780812695304

9780812695311
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Summary

In the tradition of the classic horror films Buffy the Vampire Slayer addresses ethical issues that have long fascinated audiences. Here are 23 philosophical essays examining crucial ethical and metaphysical aspects of a pop-culture phenomenon.