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Twilight and philosophy : Vampires, Vegetarians, and the Pursuit of Immortality. / William Irwin.

Irwin, William. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780470554128 (electronic bk)
  • ISBN: 9780470554142 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2009.

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The first look at the philosophy behind Stephenie Meyer's bestselling Twilight seriesBella and Edward, and their family and friends, have faced countless dangers and philosophical dilemmas in Stephenie Meyer's Twilight novels. This book is the first to explore them, drawing on the wisdom of philosophical heavyweights to answer essential questions such as: What do the struggles of "vegetarian" vampires who control their biological urge for human blood say about free will? Are vampires morally absolved if they kill only animals and not people? From a feminist perspective, is Edward a romantic hero or is he just a stalker? Is Jacob "better" for Bella than Edward?As absorbing as the Meyer novels themselves, Twilight and Philosophy:Gives you a new perspective on Twilight characters, storylines, and themesHelps you gain fresh insights into the Twilight novels and moviesFeatures an irresistible combination of vampires,...
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Electronic reproduction. New York : Wiley, 2009. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1181 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 287 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
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Genre: Electronic books.

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