9780812695311

Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Philosophy Fear and Trembling in Sunnydale

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    9780812695311

  • ISBN10:

    0812695313

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-03-13
  • Publisher: Open Court
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Summary

Uses philosophical concepts in metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, andolitical philosophy to analyze the television series "Buffy the Vampirelayer.".

Table of Contents

What a lot of fun-you guys have been real swell. Acknowledgments ix
And was there a lesson in all this? Introduction 1(4)
Codex 1 It's kind of a Slayer thing
Buffy, Faith, and Feminism
5(2)
Faith And Plato: ``You're Nothing! Disgusting, Murderous Bitch!''
7(13)
Greg Forster
Also Sprach Faith: The Problem of the Happy Rogue Vampire Slayer
20(15)
Karl Schudt
``The I in Team'': Buffy and Feminist Ethics
35(14)
Jessica Prata Miller
Buffy the Vampire Slayer as Feminist Noir
49(12)
Thomas Hibbs
Feminism and the Ethics of Violence: Why Buffy Kicks Ass
61(18)
Mimi Marinucci
Codex 2 Don't speak Latin in front of the books
Knowledge, Rationality, and Science in the Buffyverse
77(2)
Balderdash and Chicanery: Science and Beyond
79(12)
Andrew Aberdein
Pluralism, Pragmatism, and Pals: The Slayer Subverts the Science Wars
91(12)
Madeline M. Muntersbjorn
Between Heavens and Hells: The Multidimensional Universe in Kant and Buffy the Vampire Slayer
103(14)
James Lawler
Buffy Goes to College, Adam Murders to Dissect: Education and Knowledge in Postmodernity
117(14)
Toby Daspit
``My God, It's Like a Greek Tragedy'': Willow Rosenberg and Human Irrationality
131(18)
James B. South
Codex 3 You're really enjoying this whole moral superiority thing, aren't you?
Buffy and Ethics
147(2)
Should We Do What Buffy Would Do?
149(11)
Jason Kawal
Passion and Action: In and Out of Control
160(13)
Carolyn Korsmeyer
Buffy in the Buff: A Slayer's Solution to Aristotle's Love Paradox
173(12)
Melissa M. Milavec
Sharon M. Kaye
A Kantian Analysis of Moral Judgment in Buffy the Vampire Slayer
185(12)
Scott R. Stroud
Codex 4 That's the kind of of wooly-headed thinking that leads to being eaten
Religion and Politics in the Buffyverse
195(2)
Brownskirts: Fascism, Christianity, and the Eternal Demon
197(15)
Neal King
Prophecy Girl and The Powers That Be: The Philosophy of Religion in the Buffyverse
212(15)
Wendy Love Anderson
Justifying the Means: Punishment in the Buffyverse
227(12)
Jacob M. Held
No Big Win: Themes of Sacrifice, Salvation, and Redemption
239(15)
Gregory J. Sakal
Old Familiar Vampires: The Politics of the Buffyverse
254(17)
Jeffrey L. Pasley
Codex 5 You're all slaves to the television
Watching Buffy
269(2)
Morality on Television: The Case of Buffy the Vampire Slayer
271(11)
Richard Greene
Wayne Yuen
High School Is Hell: Metaphor Made Literal in Buffy the Vampire Slayer
282(12)
Tracy Little
Feeling for Buffy: The Girl Next Door
294(15)
Michael P. Levine
Steven Jay Schneider
I have a hard enough time remembering what happened last week. A Guide to BtVS and Angel Episodes 309(8)
Oh, yeah? Let's look at your bio. About the Authors 317(6)
We've got a lot of important work here: a lot of filing, giving things names. Index 323

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