Buffy the vampire slayer and philosophy : fear and trembling in Sunnydale

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Summary
In the tradition of the classic horror films Buffy the Vampire Slayer addresses ethical issues that have long fascinated audiences. Here are 23 philosophical essays examining crucial ethical and metaphysical aspects of a pop-culture phenomenon.
Contents
Faith and Plato : "You're nothing! Disgusting, murderous bitch!" / Greg Forster
Also sprach Faith : the problem of the happy rogue vampire slayer / Karl Schudt
"The I in team" : Buffy and feminist ethics / Jessica Prata Miller
Buffy the vampire slayer as feminist noir / Thomas Hibbs
Feminism and the ethics of violence : why Buffy kicks ass / Mimi Marinucci
Balderdash and chicanery : science and beyond / Andrew Aberdein
Pluralism, pragmatism, and pals : the slayer subverts the science wars / Madeline M. Muntersbjorn
Between heaven and hells : the multidimensional universe in Kant and Buffy the vampire slayer / James Lawler
Buffy goes to college, Adam murders to dissect : education and knowledge in a postmodern world / Toby Daspit
"My God, it's like a Greek tragedy" : Willow Rosenberg and human irrationality / James B. South
Should we do what Buffy would do? / Jason Kawal
Passion and action : in and out of control / Carolyn Korsmeyer
Buffy in the buff : a slayer's solution to Aristotle's love paradox / Melissa M. Milavec and Sharon M. Kaye
A Kantian analysis of moral judgment in Buffy the vampire slayer / Scott R. Stroud
Brownskirts : fascism, Christianity, and the eternal demon / Neal King
Prophecy girl and the powers that be : the philosophy of religion in the Buffyverse / Wendy Love Anderson
Justifying the means : punishment in the Buffyverse / Jacob M. Held
No big win : themes of sacrifice, salvation, and redemption / Gregory J. Sakal
Old familiar vampires : the politics of the Buffyverse / Jeffrey L. Pasley
Morality on television : the case of Buffy the vampire slayer / Richard Greene and Wayne Yuen
High school is hell : metaphor made literal in Buffy the vampire slayer / Tracy Little
Feeling for Buffy : the girl next door / Michael Levine and Steven Jay Schneider.

Additional Information
Series Popular culture and philosophy ; v. 4.
Subjects Buffy, the vampire slayer (Television program) -- Miscellanea.
Motion pictures -- Philosophy.
Publisher Chicago :Open Court,2003
Contributors South, James B., 1960-
Language English
Description xi, 335 pages ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0812695305
0812695313 (pbk.)
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