Green Lantern and Philosophy: No Evil Shall Escape this Book
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INTRODUCTION: Welcome to the Corps!
Part One Will and Emotion: The Philosophical Spectrum.
1The Blackest Night for Aristotle’s Account of Emotions (Jason Southworth).
2 Flexing the Mental Muscle: Green Lanterns and the Nature of Willpower (Mark D. White).
3 Women Are from Zamaron, Men Are from Oa (Sarah K. Donovan and Nicholas P. Richardson).
Part Two Emerald Ethics: It’s Not All Black and White.
4 Will They Let Just Anybody Join? Testing for Moral Judgment in Green Lantern Corps (Andrew Terjesen).
5 The Greatest Green Lantern: Aesthetic Admiration and the Praiseworthy Hero (Jane Dryden).
6 There Should Be No Forgiveness for Hal Jordan (Nicolas Michaud).
7 Morality, Atonement, and Guilt: Hal Jordan’s Shifting Motivations (Joseph J. Darowski).
Part Three I’m with Green Lantern: Friends and Relationships.
8 Hard-Traveling Ethics: Moral Rationalism vs. Moral Sentimentalism (Andrew Terjesen).
9. “I Despise Messiness”: The Plato-Aristotle Debate in the Troubled Friendship of Green Lantern and Green Arrow (Brett Chandler Patterson).
10 Can’t Live With ‘Em, Can’t Live Without ‘Em: Green Lantern, Relationships, and Autonomy (Jane Dryden).
Part 4. With This Ring, I Thee Swear: Power, Duty, and Law.
11 The Oaths of Soranik Natu: Can a Doctor Be a Green Lantern? (Ruth Tallman and Jason Southworth).
12 Crying for Justice: Retributivism for Those Who Worship Evil’s Might (Mark D. White).
13 Hate Crimes as Terrorism in Brother’s Keeper (Ron Novy).
14 Ring of Gyges, the Ring of the Green Lantern, and the Temptation of Power (Adam Barkman).
Part Five Don’t Tell Krona: Metaphysics, Mind and Time.
15 All For One and One For All: Mogo, the Collective, and Biological Unity (Leonard Finkelman).
16 Green Mind: The Book of Oa, the Lantern Corps, and Peirce’s Theory of Communal Mind (Paul R. Jaissle).
17 Shedding an Emerald Light on Destiny: The problem with Time Travel (Amy Kind).
Part Six Can Green Lantern Make a Boxing Glove He Can’s Lift? Powers and Limitations.
18. Another Glove? Green Lantern and the Limits of Imagination (Daniel P. Malloy).
19. “Beware my Power”: Leibniz and Green Lantern on God, Omnipotence, and Evil (Carsten Fogh Nielsen).
20. Magic and Science in the Green Lantern Mythos: Clarke’s Law, the Starheart, and Emotional Energy (Andrew Zimmerman Jones).
CONTRIBUTORS: Tales of the Philosophy Corps.
INDEX: The Book of Oa.
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