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Ender's game and philosophy [electronic resource] : the logic gate is down / edited by Kevin S. Decker.

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Publication:
Chichester ; Malden, Mass. : Wiley Blackwell, 2013.
Series:
The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series
Blackwell philosophy and popculture series
The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (244 p.)
Subjects:
Card, Orson Scott. Ender's game.
Science fiction, American -- History and criticism.
Wiggin, Ender (Fictitious character).
Philosophy in literature.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
A threat to humanity portending the end of our species lurks in the cold recesses of space. Our only hope is an eleven-year-old boy. Celebrating the long-awaited release of the movie adaptation of Orson Scott Card's novel about highly trained child geniuses fighting a race of invading aliens, this collection of original essays probes key philosophical questions raised in the narrative, including the ethics of child soldiers, politics on the internet, and the morality of war and genocide. Original essays dissect the diverse philosophical questions raised in Card's best-selling sci-
Contents:
pt. 1. Third : the making of an impossible child
pt. 2. Game : cooperation or confrontation?
pt. 3. Hive-queen : all together now
pt. 4. War : kill or be killed
pt. 5. Hegemon : the terrible things are only about to begin.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Decker, Kevin S.
ISBN:
1-118-38658-2
1-118-57267-X
1-118-57269-6
OCLC:
851695595
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