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The hunger games and philosophy [electronic resource] : A Critique of Pure Treason. George A Dunn.

Dunn, George A. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781118206041 (electronic bk)
  • ISBN: 9781118206027 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2012.

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Summary, etc.: A philosophical exploration of Suzanne Collins's New York Times bestselling series, just in time for the release of The Hunger Games movieKatniss Everdeen is "the girl who was on fire," but she is also the girl who made us think, dream, question authority, and rebel. The post-apocalyptic world of Panem's twelve districts is a divided society on the brink of war and struggling to survive, while the Capitol lives in the lap of luxury and pure contentment. At every turn in the Hunger Games trilogy, Katniss, Peeta, Gale, and their many allies wrestle with harrowing choices and ethical dilemmas that push them to the brink. Is it okay for Katniss to break the law to ensure her family's survival? Do ordinary moral rules apply in the Arena? Can the world of The Hunger Games shine a light into the dark corners of our world? Why do we often enjoy watching others suffer? How can we distinguish between what's Real and Not Real? This book draws on some of...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Wiley, 2012. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1670 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 993 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Current Events.
Philosophy.
Genre: Electronic books.

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