24 and Philosophy The World According to Jack

ISBN-10: 1405171049
ISBN-13: 9781405171045
Edition: 2007
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Description: 24 and Philosophy is a book you just can't do without. It's all here, folks: the reason Presidents trust him; how Jack cuts through the lies and ambiguities; why he puts his life on the line for others; and how he knows which knee cap to blow out to  More...

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Book details

List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/19/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.726
Language: English

24 and Philosophy is a book you just can't do without. It's all here, folks: the reason Presidents trust him; how Jack cuts through the lies and ambiguities; why he puts his life on the line for others; and how he knows which knee cap to blow out to get that all-important next lead. With the help of twenty "24 crazed" philosophers, you'll figure out what makes this guy tick, and much much more. A witty, but philosophical exploration of the popular television series 24, now in its sixth season Addresses pressing ethical issues relating to torture, terrorism and warfare Raises fascinating questions about knowledge, loyalty, and suspicion Explores in-depth the character and behaviour of Jack Bauer Written by philosophers who are all serious fans of the show

The following takes place between 12:00 A.M. and 12:00 A.M.: 12:00 A.M.-1:00 A.M
CLASSIFIED: Table of Contents 1:00 A.M.-2:00 A.M
Dedication: To Edgar 2:00 A.M.-3:00 A.M
Foreword: Philosophy?
If You Don't Know 24, You Don't Know Jack! (Morris Institute for Human Values)3:00 A.M.-4:00 A.M.
Introduction: CTU Orientation (Tyndale University College)4:00 A.M.-5:00 A.M.
Acknowledgements: Chloe, We Need You! 5:00 A.M.-9:00 A.M.
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What Would Jack Bauer Do? Moral Dilemmas and Moral Theory in 24 (Northwestern College)
Between Hero and Villain: Jack Bauer and the Problem of "Dirty Hands" (University of Manchester)
Beyond the Call of Duty (Tyndale University College)
Truth and Illusion in 24-Jack Bauer: Dionysus in the World of Apollo (Saint Louis University and Washington University)
9:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M. The Oval Office and the Halls of Power
President Palmer and the Invasion of China: The Beginning of a Just War? (Tyndale University College)
Jack Bauer as Anti-Eichmann and Scourge of Political Liberalism (Marian College) and (Mississippi State University)
Palmer's Pickle: Why Couldn't He Stomach it? (University of Leeds)
12:00 P.M.-3:00 P.M. CTU Headquarters
The Ethics of Torture in 24: Shockingly (Dublin City University)
Loyalty and the "War of all Against All" in 24 (Georgia State University)
Who Dares Sins: (University of Leeds)
3:00 P.M.-6:00 P.M. Moles, Double-Agents, and Terrorists
Living in a World of Suspicion: The Epistemology of Mistrust (Ohio Wesleyan University)
The Cruel Cunning of Reason: The Modern/Postmodern Conflict in 24 (University of Alaska, Anchorage)
The Knowledge Game Can be Torture (Biola University)
6:00 P.M.-9:00 P.M. Technology, Objectification, and the Clock
How the Cell Phone Changed the World and Made 24 Read (New Forest Institute)
24 and the Ethics of Objectification (National Center for Biomedical Ontology) and (Florida State University)
Double Time for Jack: 24 in Light of Aesthetic Theory (University of Virginia) 9:00 P.M.-10:00 P.M.
Classified: CTU Personnel 10:00 P.M.-11:00 P.M
Classified: Assets and Sources 11:00 P.M.-12:00 A.M.
Classified: The Codes

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