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[FMH]Contents Acknowledgments: Heroes of Rogue Squadron 000 Introduction: The Force Is With You . . . But You're Not a Jedi Yet 000 Part I "May the Force Be with You": The Philosophical Messages of Star Wars 000 1. "You Cannot Escape Your Destiny" (Or Can You?): Freedom and Predestination in the Skywalker Family Jason T. Eberl 000 2. Stoicism in the Stars: Yoda, the Emperor, and the Force William O. Stephens 000 3. The Far East of Star Wars Walter [Ritoku] Robinson 000 4. Moral Ambiguity in a Black-and-White Universe Richard H. Dees 000 Part II "Try Not-Do or Do Not": Ethics in a Galaxy Far, Far Away 000 5. The Aspiring Jedi's Handbook of Virtue Judith Barad 000 6. "A Wretched Hive of Scum and Villainy": Star Wars and the Problem of Evil Christopher M. Brown 000 7. "Be Mindful of the Living Force": Environmental Ethics in Star Wars Elizabeth F. Cooke 000 8. Send in the Clones: The Ethics of Future Wars Richard Hanley 000 Part III "Don't Call Me a Mindless Philosopher!": Alien Technologies and the Metaphysics of the Force 000 9. A Technological Galaxy: Heidegger and the Philosophy of Technology in Star Wars Jerold J. Abrams 000 10. "If Droids Could Think . . .": Droids as Slaves and Persons Robert Arp 000 11. "Size Matters Not": The Force as the Causal Power of the Jedi Jan-Erik Jones 000 12. The Force Is With Us: Hegel's Philosophy of Spirit Strikes Back at the Empire James Lawler 000 Part IV "There's Always a Bigger Fish": Truth, Faith and a Galactic Society 000 13. "What is Thy Bidding, My Master?": Star Wars and the Hegelian Struggle for Recognition Brian Cameron 000 14. By Any Means Necessary: Tyranny, Democracy, Republic, and Empire Kevin S. Decker 000 15. Humanizing Technology: Flesh and Machine in Aristotle and The Empire Strikes Back Jerome Donnelly 000 16. "A Certain Point of View": Lying Jedi, Honest Sith, and the Viewers Who Love Them Shanti Fader 000 17. Religious Pragmatism through the Eyes of Luke Skywalker Joseph Long 000 Masters of the Jedi Council 000 The Phantom Index 000
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Star Wars films -- History and criticism.
Philosophy in motion pictures.