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Author Robichaud, Christopher
Title The walking dead and philosophy [ebook] : shotgun. machete. reason / edited by Christopher Robichaud
Publisher Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2012
Descript 1 online resource
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references
Contents Cover; Contents; Title; Copyright; Introduction; Chapter 1: Opting Out; Blameless Suicide; Suicide as Self-Sacrifice; Kant, Consequences, and Killing Oneself; Killing Oneself to Avoid Suffering; Killing Oneself to Avoid Moral Disintegration; Chapter 2: The Misfortunes of the Walking Dead; The Double Effect of Killing Zombie St. Thomas Aquinas; Is Zombie Epicurus Harmed?; Donna's Corpse and Zombie Donna; Chapter 3: The Heart's Desire; Not Too Old or Too Slow, but Perfect: A May-November Romance; Safety behind the Bars of Convention; This Sorrowful Life: Sex While Grieving
You and Me and She Makes Three: Polyamory"Some Kind of Political Nonsense": Adultery in an Open Marriage; "Wasn't About to Turn Anything Away at This Point": Casual Hookups; "People Have Been Giving Birth for Thousands of Years": Procreation; What We Become; Chapter 4: Left Behind; First Things First: Can Merle's Right to Liberty Be Overridden?; Moral Tragedy Strikes; "We Left Him Like an Animal Caught in a Trap"; T-Dog, Rick, and Their All-Things-Considered Duties; Obligation Is Just One Kind of Ethical Consideration; Two Intuitive Interpretations
Chapter 5: Are Rick and Shane Still Deputies? Law in a Postzombie WorldAre There Any Crimes Anymore?; New Society, New Rules?; You Kill, You Die; Survival versus the Summum Bonum; Sometimes You Have to Shoot Someone to Escape the Zombie Horde; Laws without Law Enforcement?; Contributors
Summary The story of The Walking Dead chronicles the lives of a group of survivors in the wake of a zombie apocalypse. The Walking Dead is an Eisner-award winning comic book series by writer Robert Kirkman. Started in 2003, the comic book continues to publish monthly and has published a total of 92 issues. The popularity of this comic book series led to graphic novel publications (see competing titles) as well as the critically acclaimed TV adaptation on AMC. The Walking Dead is AMC's highest-rated show ever surpassing even Mad Men's ratings at its peak. Both the comic book series and TV show force us
Note Description based on print version record
Subject Television programs -- Analysis
Popular culture -- Analysis
Graphic novels -- Philosophy -- Analysis
Downloadable file
Alt Author OverDrive, Inc
ISBN 9781118346686 (electronic bk.)
1118346688 (electronic bk.)

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