Alien and Philosophy

Author(s): William Irwin + Kevin S. Decker

undercultureseque | film studies | horror & cult cinema

Alien and Philosophy: I Infest, Therefore I Am presents a philosophical exploration of the world of Alien, the simultaneously horrifying and thought-provoking sci-fi horror masterpiece, and the film franchise it spawned. The first book dedicated to exploring the philosophy raised by one of the most successful and influential sci-fi franchises of modern times Features contributions from an acclaimed team of scholars of philosophy and pop culture, led by highly experienced volume editors Explores a huge range of topics that include the philosophy of fear, Just Wars, bio-weaponry, feminism and matriarchs, perfect killers, contagion, violation, employee rights and Artificial Intelligence Includes coverage of H.R. Giger's aesthetics, the literary influences of H.P. Lovecraft, sci-fi and the legacy of Vietnam, and much more


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General Fields

  • : 9781119280811
  • : John Wiley & Sons, Limited
  • : Wiley-Blackwell
  • : May 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : William Irwin + Kevin S. Decker
  • : Paperback
  • : 240