Westworld and Philosophy

Author(s): William Irwin (Series edited by); Kimberly S. Engels (Editor); James B. South (Editor)

Philosophy and Religion

A philosophical look at HBO's Westworld that charts a course through the maze of the mind, examining how we think about humans, hosts, and the divide between authentic and artificial life



  • The first book dedicated to exploring the philosophical questions raised by the record-breaking, award-winning HBO series

  • Charts a course through the maze of the mind, raising numerous questions about the nature of consciousness and its bearing on the divide between authentic and artificial life

  • Explores topics including robots, zombies, and dystopia, memory and freedom, violence and pleasure, zoopolitics and anthropocentrism, dreams, mazes and metaphysics

  • Led by an experienced volume editor - James B. South, Mad Men and Philosophy (2010)

  • Guides readers through the show's enigmatic twists and turns ahead of the release of Westworld's second season


 


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781119437888
  • : John Wiley & Sons, Limited
  • : Wiley-Blackwell
  • : April 2018
  • : 1.64 Centimeters X 15.2 Centimeters X 22.9 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : William Irwin (Series edited by); Kimberly S. Engels (Editor); James B. South (Editor)
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 791.4572
  • : 280