The Hunger Games and Philosophy by William Irwin audiobook

The Hunger Games and Philosophy: A Critique of Pure Treason

Series editor William Irwin
Edited by George A. Dunn  and Nicolas Michaud
Read by Vanessa Hart

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Katniss Everdeen is "the girl who was on fire," but she is also the girl who made us think, dream, question authority, and rebel. At every turn in the Hunger Games trilogy, Katniss, Peeta, Gale, and their many allies wrestle with harrowing choices and ethical dilemmas that push them to the brink. Is it okay for Katniss to break the law to ensure her family's survival? Do ordinary moral rules apply in the arena? Can the world of The Hunger Games shine a light into the dark corners of our world? Why do we often enjoy watching others suffer? How can we distinguish between what's real and not real? ● Gives you new insights into the Hunger Games series and its key characters, plot lines, and ideas ● Examines important themes such as the state of nature, war, celebrity, authenticity, and social class ● Applies the perspective of some of world's greatest minds, such as Charles Darwin, Thomas Hobbes, Friedrich Nietzsche, Plato, and Immanuel Kant to the Hunger Games trilogy An essential companion for Hunger Games fans, this book will take you deeper into the dystopic world of Panem and into the minds and motivations of those who occupy it.

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Katniss Everdeen is "the girl who was on fire," but she is also the girl who made us think, dream, question authority, and rebel. At every turn in the Hunger Games trilogy, Katniss, Peeta, Gale, and their many allies wrestle with harrowing choices and ethical dilemmas that push them to the brink. Is it okay for Katniss to break the law to ensure her family's survival? Do ordinary moral rules apply in the arena? Can the world of The Hunger Games shine a light into the dark corners of our world? Why do we often enjoy watching others suffer? How can we distinguish between what's real and not real?

● Gives you new insights into the Hunger Games series and its key characters, plot lines, and ideas

● Examines important themes such as the state of nature, war, celebrity, authenticity, and social class

● Applies the perspective of some of world's greatest minds, such as Charles Darwin, Thomas Hobbes, Friedrich Nietzsche, Plato, and Immanuel Kant to the Hunger Games trilogy

An essential companion for Hunger Games fans, this book will take you deeper into the dystopic world of Panem and into the minds and motivations of those who occupy it.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Philosophy
Runtime: 9.85
Audience: Adult
Language: English