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Title Ender's game and philosophy : genocide is child's play / edited by D.E. Wittkower and Lucinda Rush.

Publication Info. Chicago : Open Court, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction    813 Card,O END    Available
Description vii, 253 pages ; 23 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Popular culture and philosophy ; Volume 80
Popular culture and philosophy; v. 80.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Rules of engagement -- Push 1 for remote war / Tim Blackmore -- What would Saint Thomas Aquinas do? / Jennifer Swanson -- Winning without honor / Shawn McKinney -- Is Ender Wiggin a cheater cheater bugger eater? / Joan Grassbaugh Forry -- Minds and bodies -- Where does Ender's consciousness end? / Yochai Ataria -- Hive-queens and harms / Paul Neiman and Daniel Druvenga -- Humanity beyond humanity / Jordan Pascoe -- The enemy's gate is down! / Jeremy Heuslein -- Who is Ender? -- Ender-Shiva, lord of the dance / Joshua Hall -- How queer is Ender? / Nicolas Michaud and Jessica Watkins -- Is Ender a Mormon? / James Holt -- Masks and deceptions -- They're screwing around with us / Don Fallis -- The lying game / Randall M. Jensen -- And who is Demosthenes? / Alexander Halavais -- Child development -- Every breath you take / Ashley Shew -- Being and learning / Stephen Aguilar -- Playing by the rules / Lucinda Rush -- Snakes and ladders, not Squad attack / Louis Melançon -- A question of character -- Peter's game / Jason P. Blahuta -- Sympathy and the perfect soldier / D.E. Wittkower -- Ender's power / Delia Dumitrica -- Weaponized virtue / David M. Wilmington -- Thinking in the future tense -- Lies were more dependable than the truth / Collin Pointon -- Is Ender a murderer? / Kelly Sorensen and Thomas Sorensen -- Killing children / Abraham P. Schwab -- Battle school officer directory -- A peek into the hive mind.
Summary Ender's Game and Philosophy brings together over thirty philosophers to engage in wide-ranging discussion on the troubling, exciting, and fascinating issues raised in and amidst the excitement and fear of Orson Scott Card's novels and Gavin Hood's film. The authors of Ender's Game and Philosophy challenge readers to confront and work through the conceptual and emotional challenges that Ender's Game presents, bringing a new light on the idea of a just war, the virtues of the soldier, the nature of childhood, the social value and moral corruption of lies and deception, the practices of education and of leadership, and the serious work of playing games. -- Publisher website.
Subject Card, Orson Scott. Ender's game.
Card, Orson Scott -- Philosophy.
Wiggin, Ender (Fictitious character)
Philosophy in literature.
Added Author Wittkower, D. E., 1977- editor.
Rush, Lucinda.
ISBN 9780812698343 (trade paper : alk. paper)
0812698347 (trade paper : alk. paper)
Standard No. 40022775342

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