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Myth , Metaphor , Morality and Monsters : The Espenson Factor and Cognitive Science in Joss Whedon ’ s Narrative

@inproceedings{Rabb2011MythM,
  title={Myth , Metaphor , Morality and Monsters : The Espenson Factor and Cognitive Science in Joss Whedon ’ s Narrative},
  author={J. Rabb and J. Richardson},
  year={2011}
}
  • J. Rabb, J. Richardson
  • Published 2011
  • [1] In our book, The Existential Joss Whedon , we argue that the entire Whedonverse, from Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel to the space westerns Firefly and Serenity , can be read as a sustained moral argument in which various ethical theories are found wanting and more acceptable alternatives are proposed and defended. In this paper we extend the argument of our book by sharing what we have learned since writing it. We reject as uncharitable any reading of the Whedonverse which claims, for… CONTINUE READING

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