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Philosophy and Blade Runner

Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Timothy Shanahan
    Pages 1-21
  3. Timothy Shanahan
    Pages 22-42
  4. Timothy Shanahan
    Pages 43-59
  5. Timothy Shanahan
    Pages 60-79
  6. Timothy Shanahan
    Pages 80-98
  7. Timothy Shanahan
    Pages 99-114
  8. Timothy Shanahan
    Pages 115-130
  9. God
    Timothy Shanahan
    Pages 131-146
  10. Timothy Shanahan
    Pages 147-163
  11. Timothy Shanahan
    Pages 164-178
  12. Timothy Shanahan
    Pages 179-182
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 183-217

About this book

Introduction

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.

Keywords

death English literature fiction film free will freedom god identity liberty literature morality nature novel philosophy Science Fiction

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Loyola Marymount UniversityUSA

About the authors

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.

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