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    • Batman and Philosophy

    • The Dark Knight of the Soul
    • By: Mark D. White, Robert Arp
    • Narrated by: Mark D. White
    • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 239
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 191
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 183

    Combing through 70 years of comic books, television shows, and movies, Batman and Philosophy explores how the Dark Knight grapples with ethical conundrums, moral responsibility, his identity crisis, the moral weight he carries to avenge his murdered parents, and much more. How does this caped crusader measure up against the teachings of Plato, Aristotle, Kant, Kierkegaard, and Lao Tzu?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Its interesting but stretches a bit.

    • By Josiah on 08-26-12

    Regular price: $22.95

    • Iron Man and Philosophy

    • Facing the Stark Reality
    • By: Willilam Irwin (Editor), Mark D. White (Editor)
    • Narrated by: Adam Verner
    • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    On the surface, Iron Man appears to be a straightforward superhero, another rich guy fighting crime with fancy gadgets. But beneath the shiny armor and flashy technology lies Tony Stark, brilliant inventor and eccentric playboy, struggling to balance his desires, addictions, and relationships with his duties as the Armored Avenger. Iron Man and Philosophy explores the many philosophical issues that emerge from the essential conflicts found in the decades of Iron Man stories in comics and movies.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I am Iron Man!

    • By Brightblade on 10-04-12

    Regular price: $18.50

    • The Avengers and Philosophy

    • Earth's Mightiest Thinkers
    • By: William Irwin (editor), Mark D. White (editor)
    • Narrated by: Jeremy Arthur
    • Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39

    Avengers assemble! Tackling intriguing dilemmas and issues that no single great philosopher can withstand, this powerful book enlists the brainpower of an A-list team of history's most prominent thinkers to explore the themes behind the action of Marvel Comics' all-star superhero team. This thought-provoking book will help you understand this band of superheroes better, whether you've followed the Avengers for years or are a Joss Whedon fan just getting to know them.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Super? Eh, not quite.

    • By John B on 12-28-12

    Regular price: $19.95