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Free eBook: ‘Superheroes: The Best of Philosophy and Pop Culture’ Edited by William Irwin [Kindle Edition]

Right now you can get Superheroes: The Best of Philosophy and Pop Culture edited by William Irwin for free on the Kindle

Explore the philosophical depths of Batman, Superman, Captain America, and your other favorite superheroes–FOR FREE!

Behind the cool costumes, special powers, and unflagging determination to fight evil you’ll find fascinating philosophical questions and concerns deep in the hearts and minds of your favorite comic book heroes.

Why doesn’t Batman just kill the Joker and end everyone’s misery? Does Peter Parker have a good life? What can Iron Man teach us about the role of technology in society? Bringing together key chapters from books in the Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture series, this free superhero sampler engages the intellectual might of big thinkers like Aristotle and Kant to answer these questions and many others, giving you new insights on everything from whether Superman is truly an American icon to whether Wolverine is the same person when he loses his memory.

Features exclusive bonus content: all-new chapters on Captain America and Thor

Gives you a sneak peek at upcoming books: Avengers and Philosophy, Spider-Man and Philosophy, and Superman and Philosophy

Includes superheroes from both the DC and Marvel universes: the Avengers, Batman, Captain America, Green Lantern, Iron Man, Spider-Man, Superman, Thor, Watchmen, and the X-Men

Gives you a perfect introduction to the Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture series (learn more at FOR FREE!

Whether you’re looking for answers or looking for fun, this classic compilation will save the day by helping you gain a deeper appreciation of your favorite comics with an introduction to basic philosophical principles.

[via Pixel of Ink]

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2 Comments on Free eBook: ‘Superheroes: The Best of Philosophy and Pop Culture’ Edited by William Irwin [Kindle Edition]

  1. An interesting find. I’ll download it to my kindle for free, that’s certain.


    Thanks John!

  2. An for those that do not have a Kindle, there’s always the Kindle app that is supported on various platforms.

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