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Title Supernatural and philosophy : metaphysics and monsters-- for idjits / Edited by Galen A. Foresman.
Published Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.
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 Floor4  PN1992.77.S84 S87 2013    IN LIBRARY
Description viii, 202 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Content Type text
Format volume
Series The Blackwell philosophy and pop culture series
Blackwell philosophy and popculture series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : Codename : GhostPhacers -- Part one. Of monsters and morals -- Are monsters members of the moral community? / Nathan Stout -- Aristotle's metaphysics of monsters and why we love Supernatural / Galen A. Foresman and Francis Tobienne, Jr. -- Hunters, warriors, monsters / Shannon B. Ford -- Team free will : something worth fighting for / Devon Fitzgerald Ralston and Carey F. Applegate -- Part two. Life, liberty, and the apocalypse -- What the hell is going on? / Galen A. Froesman -- Try Hell, it's a democracy and the weather is warm / Dena Hurst -- Hunting the American dream : why Marx would think it's a terrible life / Jillian L. Canode -- Mothers, lovers, and other monsters : the women of Supernatural / Patricia Brace -- Night of the living [dead] demons and a life worth living / John Edgar browning -- Part three. Evil by design -- Dean Winchester and the Supernatural problem of evil / Daniel Haas -- Angels and atheists / Fredrick Curry -- Oh God, you devil / Danilo Chaib -- Part four. It's supernatural -- Naturally supernatural / James Blackmon with Galen A. Foresman -- Masculinity and supernatural love/ Stacey Goguen -- Naturalizing Supernatural / Joseph L. Graves, Jr. -- Contributors : bona fide, card carrying wisdom lovers and GhostPhacers -- Index.
Summary "No doubt the years hunting monsters and saving the universe have had their toll on the Winchesters, but their toughest and most gruesome battles are contained in this book. Think Lucifer was diabolically clever? Think again. No son is more wayward than the one who squanders his intellect and academic career pursuing questions as poignant as "Half-awesome? That's full-on good, right?" Gathered here for the first time since the formation of Purgatory, a collection of research so arcane and horrific that it would make even the late, great Bobby Singer blush. Supernatural and Philosophy tackles all the big ideas in the long-running hit show Supernatural, covering thorny issues in a fun and accessible way. Even those unfamiliar with the show will find fascinating insights into Heaven, Hell, Angels, Demons, God, and Lucifer." -- Publisher website.
Subject Supernatural (Television program : 2005- )
Related Names Foresman, Galen A., editor of compilation.
ISBN 9781118615959 paperback alkaline paper
1118615956 paperback alkaline paper
9781118615942 (mobi)
9781118615997 (epub)
9781118616000 (wiley online)
9781118616062 (epdf)
OCLC number 830351892