The Resource Homeland and philosophy: : for your minds only, (ebook)

Homeland and philosophy: : for your minds only, (ebook)

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Homeland and philosophy: : for your minds only
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Homeland and philosophy:
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for your minds only
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eng
Summary
In Homeland and Philosophy, 23 philosophers tackle the issues that Showtime's award winning show, Homeland, asks us to consider. The show, which centers on Marine Sergeant Nicholas Brody's release from an al-Qaeda prison, and CIA Agent Carrie Mathison's distrust of his intentions, asks questions of identity, what it means to be a terrorist, the conditions and effects of brainwashing, lying for the greater good, and whether or not courage is a virtue. But these questions are only a few among many that are explored in the shadowy spy-filled world of Homeland. Through the lenses of Rawls, Kant, Arendt, Foucault, Heidegger, Sartre, and Kierkegaard, among others, Homeland and Philosophy considers the ethics of drone warfare; whether or not Carrie Mathison's personality changes and psychological disorder make her an interesting character study in the metaphysics of personhood; at what point is privacy only an illusion; and concepts of torture, punishment, and discipline. Nicholas Brody is a Marine, a terrorist, a double agent, a congressman, a father, a husband, a lover, and a friend...but who is Nicholas Brody?
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Midwest
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791.45/72
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Arp, Robert
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Popular culture and philosophy
Series volume
volume 85
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adult
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Homeland and philosophy: : for your minds only, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9780812698831
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11778721
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remote
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11778721
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MWT11778721
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Homeland and philosophy: : for your minds only, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780812698831
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11778721
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11778721
System control number
MWT11778721
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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