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The golden compass and philosophy ;: : God bites the dust, (ebook)

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The golden compass and philosophy ;: : God bites the dust
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The golden compass and philosophy ;:
Title remainder
God bites the dust
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The popularity of the His Dark Materials trilogy has generated a major motion picture, a stage play, video games, and a new prequel. The series has also been highly controversial with its use of exciting adventure stories for children to comment on organized religion. These books have piqued the interest of the contributors to this fascinating volume, who use it to probe the philosophical issues that inform them. Could a golden compass, or alethiometer, really work? Can a person's soul or daemon have a mind of its own? What are the ramifications of pursuing the diabolical "intercision" process, or of trying to bring about the death of God, a plot that Lyra and her mysterious Father struggle over? These are some of the questions explored by these essays that try to get to the heart of Lyra's bewildering, inspiring, and multifaceted world
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Midwest
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • 1961 September 2-
  • 1983-
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  • Greene, Richard
  • Robison-Greene, Rachel
  • hoopla digital
Series statement
Popular culture and philosophy
Series volume
v. 43
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  • Pullman, Philip
  • Pullman, Philip
  • Children's stories, English
  • Fantasy fiction, English
  • Philosophy in literature
  • Electronic books
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adult
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The golden compass and philosophy ;: : God bites the dust, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780812698152
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11777177
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remote
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11777177
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MWT11777177
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The golden compass and philosophy ;: : God bites the dust, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780812698152
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11777177
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11777177
System control number
MWT11777177
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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