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Philosophy and Blade Runner

Authors: Shanahan, Timothy

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Philosophy and Blade Runner explores philosophical issues in the film Blade Runner , including human nature, personhood, identity, consciousness, free will, morality, God, death, and the meaning of life. The result is a novel analysis of the greatest science fiction film of all time and a unique contribution to the philosophy of film.

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Timothy Shanahan is Professor of Philosophy at Loyola Marymount University, USA. He is the author of Reason and Insight (2003), The Evolution of Darwinism (2004), Philosophy 9/11 (2005), The Provisional Irish Republican Army and the Morality of Terrorism (2009), and over two dozen articles in scholarly journals.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Pages 1-21

    Shanahan, Timothy

  • Being Human

    Pages 22-42

    Shanahan, Timothy

  • Persons

    Pages 43-59

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  • Identity

    Pages 60-79

    Shanahan, Timothy

  • Consciousness

    Pages 80-98

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Buy this book

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Softcover $29.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Philosophy and Blade Runner
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-41229-4
DOI
10.1007/978-1-137-41229-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-137-41228-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 217
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