The Avengers and Philosophy

The Avengers and Philosophy

Earth's Mightiest Thinkers

eBook - 2012
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An engaging look at the philosophical underpinnings of Earth'sMightiest Heroes

Avengers assemble! Tackling intriguing dilemmas and issues thatno single great philosopher can withstand, this powerful bookenlists the brainpower of an A-list team of history's mostprominent thinkers to explore the themes behind the action ofMarvel Comics' all-star superhero team.

Arms you with new insights into the characters and themes of The Avengers Deepens your appreciation both of The Avengers comicsand the Joss Whedon movie adaptation Answers the philosophical questions you've always had aboutEarth's Mightiest Heroes, including: Can a reformed criminal becomea superhero? Can an android love a human? If a hero beats his wife,is he still a hero? Helps you think differently about the members of the superheroteam--Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, and the others

This thought-provoking book will help you understand this bandof superheroes better, whether you've followed the Avengers foryears or are a Joss Whedon fan just getting to know them.

Publisher: Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2012]
ISBN: 9781118222539
Characteristics: 1 online resource (vii, 232 pages).
Additional Contributors: White, Mark D. 1971-
ebrary, Inc


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