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Spider-man and philosophy [electronic resource] : The Web of Inquiry. William Irwin.

Irwin, William. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781118215418 (electronic bk)
  • ISBN: 9781118215753 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2012.

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Summary, etc.: Untangle the complex web of philosophical dilemmas of Spidey and his world--in time for the release of The Amazing Spider-Man movieSince Stan Lee and Marvel introduced Spider-Man in Amazing Fantasy #15 in 1962, everyone's favorite webslinger has had a long career in comics, graphic novels, cartoons, movies, and even on Broadway. In this book some of history's most powerful philosophers help us explore the enduring questions and issues surrounding this beloved superhero: Is Peter Parker to blame for the death of his uncle? Does great power really bring great responsibility? Can Spidey champion justice and be with Mary Jane at the same time? Finding your way through this web of inquiry, you'll discover answers to these and many other thought-provoking questions.Gives you a fresh perspective and insights on Peter Parker and Spider-Man's story lines and ideasExamines important philosophical issues and questions, such as: What is it to live...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Wiley, 2012. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 3462 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 774 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
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Genre: Electronic books.

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