Battlestar Galactica and Philosophy: Mission Accomplished or Mission Frakked Up?

Amid the suffocating for of conformity that descended over America following only one voice was able to reach the masses with honest commentary about the war on terror and the profound moral dilemmas involved in invasion occupation and resistance This was the rebound TV science fiction series Battlestar Galactica br br Who counts as human Is killing an intelligent non human murder or garbage disposal Can we really know who we are until we know what we are Battlestar Galactica confronts the reality of the twenty first century world system where any one of us may discover at any moment that we are not what we thought we were that our identity has been fragmented corrupted lost stolen or deleted br br Battlestar Galactica has been hailed by Time magazine and other critics as the smartest and most thought provoking show on television As well as thoughtful analysis of every aspect of the saga Battlestar Galactica and Philosophy provides abundant background information and looks at every report from the Battlestar Galactica universe all three TV series the movie Razor webisodes novels comics video games and fanfic

Anime and Philosophy: Wide Eyed Wonder

i Anime and Philosophy i focuses on some of the most loved most intriguing anime films and series as well as lesser known works to find what lies at their core i Astro Boy Dragon Ball Z Ghost in the Shell i and i Spirited Away i are just a few of the films analyzed in this book In these stories about monsters robots children and spirits who grapple with the important questions in life we find insight crucial to our times lessons on morality justice and heroism as well as meditations on identity the soul and the meaning or meaninglessness of life Anime has become a worldwide phenomenon reaching across genres mediums and cultures For those wondering why so many people love anime or for die hard fans who want to know more i Anime and Philosophy i provides a deeper appreciation of the art and storytelling of this distinctive Japanese culture