Philosophy and Blade Runner explores philosophical issues in the film Blade Runner , including human nature, personhood, identity, consciousness, free will, morality, God, death, and the meaning of life. The result is a novel analysis of the greatest science fiction film of all time and a unique contribution to the philosophy of film.
Timothy Shanahan is Professor of Philosophy at Loyola Marymount University, USA. He is the author of Reason and Insight (2003), The Evolution of Darwinism (2004), Philosophy 9/11 (2005), The Provisional Irish Republican Army and the Morality of Terrorism (2009), and over two dozen articles in scholarly journals.
Acknowledgments Preface 1. Introduction 2. Being Human 3. Persons 4. Identity 5. Consciousness 6. Freedom 7. Being Good 8. God 9. Death 10. Time and Meaning Epilogue Literature Cited Endnotes Index