The Graphic Novel
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The Graphic Novel

An Introduction
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ISBN-13:
9781107655768
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.12.2014
Seiten:
293
Autor:
Jan Baetens
Gewicht:
570 g
Format:
236x191x17 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Through their analysis of the works of many well-known graphic novelists - including Bechdel, Clowes, Spiegelman and Ware - Jan Baetens and Hugo Frey discuss all the visual and literary features that make the graphic novel so noteworthy. They also pay special attention to the cultural context of the graphic novel since its rise to prominence half a century ago.
Introduction Ben Eggleston and Dale E. Miller; 1. Utilitarianism before Bentham Colin Heydt; 2. Bentham and utilitarianism in the early nineteenth century James E. Crimmins; 3. Mill and utilitarianism in the mid nineteenth century Henry R. West; 4. Sidgwick and utilitarianism in the late nineteenth century Roger Crisp; 5. Utilitarianism in the twentieth century Krister Bykvist; 6. Act utilitarianism Ben Eggleston; 7. Rule utilitarianism Dale E. Miller; 8. Global utilitarianism Julia Driver; 9. Objectivism, subjectivism, and prospectivism Elinor Mason; 10. Subjective theories of well-being Chris Heathwood; 11. Objective theories of well-being Ben Bradley; 12. Kantian ethics and utilitarianism Jens Timmermann; 13. What virtue ethics can learn from utilitarianism Daniel C. Russell; 14. Utilitarianism and fairness Brad Hooker; 15. Utilitarianism and the ethics of war William H. Shaw; 16. Utilitarianism and our obligations to future people Tim Mulgan.
This book offers a comprehensive overview of one of the most important and frequently discussed accounts of morality. It will be an important resource for all those studying moral philosophy, political philosophy, political theory and history of ideas.