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“I Am the One Who Knocks”: The Shadow of Death and the Meaning of Life. Front Matter. Pages PDF · In the Shadow of the Sickness Unto Death: Walter. Leslie A. Aarons, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Philosophy at City University of New York LaGuardia Community College. She specializes in public philoso-. () Edited by Tracy L. Bealer, Rachel Luria, and Wayne Yuen VOLUME 67 Breaking Bad and Philosophy: Badder Living through Chemistry () Edited by .
Do social constraints prevent us from being our authentic selves? Walt starts to live his own life, create his own essence, and become an authentic person. This is where the show picks up from where it left off at the beginning, and we discover that the sirens we heard are fire engines, not police cars. When does injustice validate brutal retaliation? Actions with good consequences are obviously good and those with bad consequences obviously bad. What Is Knowledge in the Form of a Question?
David A. Understanding Ethics through Television and author of Scenario Visualization: Breaking Bad , hailed by Stephen King, Chuck Klosterman, and many others as the best of all TV dramas, tells the story of a man whose life changes because of the medical death sentence of an advanced cancer diagnosis.
The show depicts his metamorphosis from inoffensive chemistry teacher to feared drug lord and remorseless killer. Driven at first by the desire to save his family from destitution, he risks losing his family altogether because of his new life of crime. In defiance of the tradition that viewers demand a TV character who never changes, Breaking Bad is all about the process of change, with each scene carrying forward the morphing of Walter White into the terrible Heisenberg.
Can a person be transformed as the result of a few key life choices? Does everyone have the potential to be a ruthless criminal? How will we respond to the knowledge that we will be dead in six months?
Is human life subject to laws as remorseless as chemical equations? Front Matter Pages i-xx. Front Matter Pages Breaking Bad and Virtue Ethics.
Pages Eichmann in Albuquerque. Empathy and Evil: In the Shadow of the Sickness Unto Death: Cosmic Justice in Breaking Bad: Law and Morality in Breaking Bad: The Aesthetics of Justice. What Bad Is Not: Recovering Lost Moral Ground: Can Walt Make Amends? Im Morality in Action. The Transformation of Walter White: A Case Study in Bad Faith. Breaking Bonds: White Lines of Love and Hate.
An Intersubjective Analysis of Breaking Bad. Theater of the Absurd: Breaking Bad as Edifying Philosophy.