By Nicolas Michaud
Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein: the trendy Prometheus sparked into existence a fascination with science-gone-awry that refuses to die. From 1818 to present-day Hollywood, the tale of Victor Frankenstein and his reanimated, stitched-together corpse has encouraged (some might say) the very inspiration of contemporary technology fiction and numerous essays, videos, novels, songs, comic-books, and television exhibits aiming to seize what was once correct, incorrect, abominable, inevitable, frightening, or humorous during this vintage tale.
Can natural existence be reanimated utilizing electrical energy or genetic manipulation? if this is the case, may perhaps Frankenstein’s monster particularly train itself to learn and converse as Mary Shelley imagined? Do monsters have rights, or duties to people who might as quickly kill them? what's it approximately song that so impacts Frankenstein’s monster, or any people? What does Mel Brook’s Frau Blucher say to modern eco-feminism? Why are a few Frankenstein’s flops and others old successes? Is there a real Frankenstein? Why are young children, yet now not adults, attracted to Shelley’s monster? and what's a “monster,” anyways?
Frankenstein and Philosophy brings 25 philosophers to sew jointly those and different questions as they practice the heritage of philosophy to history’s maximum horror franchise. a few chapters deal with the Frankenstein movies, others the unique novel, and but others the various comedian books, novels, and glossy diversifications. jointly they pay tribute to might be the main enduring popular culture icon and the elemental fears, hopes, questions, and puzzles it increases.
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