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The Walking Dead and Philosophy [electronic resource] : Zombie Apocalypse Now

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780812697674Series: Popular Culture and PhilosophyPublication details: Chicago, IL : Open Court, 2012.ISBN:
  • 9780812697926
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: No title; Print version:: The Walking Dead and Philosophy : Zombie Apocalypse NowDDC classification:
  • 306 741.5/973 741.5973
LOC classification:
  • PN6727.K586 W39 2012
Online resources:
Contents:
Contents; Acknowledgments; Spoilers Warning; Philosophy for the Dead by Wayne Yuen; THIS SORROWFUL LIFE; 1. Are You Just Braaaiiinnnsss or Something More?; 2. Can YOU Survive a Walker Bite?; 3. What Your Zombie Knows; 4. Walking Contradictions; 5. I'm Gonna Tell Them about Wayne; WHAT WE BECOME; 6. A Stagger-on Role to Die For; 7. What's Yours Still Isn't Mine; 8. Women in a Zombie Apocalypse; 9. Dead Man's Party; MILES BEHIND; 10. Better Off Undead; 11. Realistically, Nice Guys Finish Last; 12. The Optimism of The Walking Dead; 13. The Horror of Humanity; 14. Monsters of Modernity
THE HEART'S DESIRE15. People for the Ethical Treatment of Zombies (PETZ); 16. The Only Good Walker is a Dead Walker; 17. I Don't Think Those Rules Apply Anymore; 18. Dead Ends; 19. Babes in Zombie Land; 20. What's Eating You?; We Are the Walking Dead!; Index
Summary: Rick, Lori, Shane, Carl, Dale, Andrea, and Michonne--human survivors of a zombie apocalypse--don't know much about philosophy, but philosophical ideas continue to shamble on through their world, and there's no excape from them.The Walking Dead is both a hugely successful comics series and a popular TV show. This epic story of a zombie apocalypse is unique. It focuses on the long-term individual, social, and moral consequences of survival by small groups of humans in a world overrun by infected zombies.Guns, chainsaws, and machetes are not enough for survival: humans
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Contents; Acknowledgments; Spoilers Warning; Philosophy for the Dead by Wayne Yuen; THIS SORROWFUL LIFE; 1. Are You Just Braaaiiinnnsss or Something More?; 2. Can YOU Survive a Walker Bite?; 3. What Your Zombie Knows; 4. Walking Contradictions; 5. I'm Gonna Tell Them about Wayne; WHAT WE BECOME; 6. A Stagger-on Role to Die For; 7. What's Yours Still Isn't Mine; 8. Women in a Zombie Apocalypse; 9. Dead Man's Party; MILES BEHIND; 10. Better Off Undead; 11. Realistically, Nice Guys Finish Last; 12. The Optimism of The Walking Dead; 13. The Horror of Humanity; 14. Monsters of Modernity

THE HEART'S DESIRE15. People for the Ethical Treatment of Zombies (PETZ); 16. The Only Good Walker is a Dead Walker; 17. I Don't Think Those Rules Apply Anymore; 18. Dead Ends; 19. Babes in Zombie Land; 20. What's Eating You?; We Are the Walking Dead!; Index

Rick, Lori, Shane, Carl, Dale, Andrea, and Michonne--human survivors of a zombie apocalypse--don't know much about philosophy, but philosophical ideas continue to shamble on through their world, and there's no excape from them.The Walking Dead is both a hugely successful comics series and a popular TV show. This epic story of a zombie apocalypse is unique. It focuses on the long-term individual, social, and moral consequences of survival by small groups of humans in a world overrun by infected zombies.Guns, chainsaws, and machetes are not enough for survival: humans