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Dexter and philosophy [electronic resource] : Mind over Spatter. Richard Greene.

Greene, Richard. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780812697261 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2011.

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Summary, etc.: What explains the huge popular following for Dexter, currently the most-watched show on cable, which sympathetically depicts a serial killer driven by a cruel compulsion to brutally slay one victim after another? Although Dexter Morgan kills only killers, he is not a vigilante animated by a sense of justice but a charming psychopath animated by a lust to kill, ritualistically and bloodily. However his gory appetite is controlled by Harry’s Code,” which limits his victims to those who have gotten away with murder, and his job as a blood spatter expert for the Miami police department gives him the inside track on just who those legitimate targets may be. In Dexter and Philosophy, an elite team of philosophers don their rubber gloves and put Dexter’s deeds under the microscope. Since Dexter is driven to ritual murder by his Dark Passenger,” can he be blamed for killing, especially as he only murders other murderers? Does Dexter...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Open Court, 2011. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 3911 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 446 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Philosophy.
Genre: Electronic books.

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