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Should Batman Kill The Joker? Perspectives from Five Famous Philosophers
By Lauren Davis
An ethicists writing for Big Think recently argued that contrary to Batman’s famed “no killing policy,” Batman has a moral obligation to rid the world of the Joker once at for all. With all of this talk of killing, I’ve decided instead to bring a few people back from the dead, examining what five moral and political philosophers might have to say about Batman’s ethical dilemma. 
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Nietzsche/Batman: one of the more notably unexpected mashups I’ve seen. I think more people would pay attention to philosophy if philosophers wore masks as a part of their profession.

comicsalliance:

Should Batman Kill The Joker? Perspectives from Five Famous Philosophers

By Lauren Davis

An ethicists writing for Big Think recently argued that contrary to Batman’s famed “no killing policy,” Batman has a moral obligation to rid the world of the Joker once at for all. With all of this talk of killing, I’ve decided instead to bring a few people back from the dead, examining what five moral and political philosophers might have to say about Batman’s ethical dilemma

Read more.

Nietzsche/Batman: one of the more notably unexpected mashups I’ve seen. I think more people would pay attention to philosophy if philosophers wore masks as a part of their profession.
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    The argument has attracted more than a few responses, including a counterargument on why Batman shouldn’t kill the Joker...
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