Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Philosophy: Fear and Trembling in Sunnydale

Ed. James B. South, Marquette University


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CODEX ONE. It's kind of a slayer thing. Buffy, Faith, and Feminism


Faith And Plato: "You're Nothing! Disgusting, Murderous Bitch!"

Greg Forster


Also Sprach Faith: The Problem of the Happy Rogue Vampire Slayer

Karl Schudt


Buffy and Feminist Ethics

Jessica Prata Miller


Buffy the Vampire Slayer as Feminist Noir

Thomas Hibbs


Feminism and the Ethics of Violence: Why Buffy Kicks Ass

Mimi Marinucci


CODEX TWO. Don't speak Latin in front of the books. Knowledge, Rationality, and Science in the Buffyverse


Balderdash and Chicanery: Science and Beyond in Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Andrew Aberdein


Pluralism, Pragmatism, and Pals: The Slayer Subverts the Science Wars

Madeline M. Muntersbjorn


Between Heaven and Hells: Multidimensional Cosmology in Kant and Buffy the Vampire Slayer

James Lawler


Buffy Goes to College, Adam "Murder(s) to Dissect": Education and Knowledge in a Postmodern World

Toby Daspit


"My God, it's like a Greek tragedy": Willow Rosenberg and Human Irrationality

James B. South


CODEX THREE. You're really enjoying this whole moral superiority thing, aren't you? Buffy and Ethics

Should We Do What Buffy Would Do?

Jason Kawal


Passion and Action--In and Out of Control

Carolyn Korsmeyer


Buffy in the Buff: A Slayer's Solution to Aristotle's Love Paradox

Sharon Kaye and Melissa Milavec


A Kantian Analysis of Moral Judgment in Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Scott R. Stroud


CODEX FOUR. That's the kind of wooly-headed thinking that leads to being eaten. Religion and Politics in the Buffyverse


Brown Skirts: Fascism, Christianity, and the Eternal Demon

Neal King


Prophecy Girl and the Powers That Be: The Philosophy of Religion in the Buffyverse

Wendy Love Anderson


Justifying the Means: Punishment in the Buffyverse

Jacob Held


No Big Win: Themes of Sacrifice, Salvation, and Redemption

Gregory J. Sakal


Old Familiar Vampires: The Politics of the Buffyverse

Jeffrey L. Pasley


CODEX FIVE. You're all slaves to the television. Watching Buffy


Morality on Television: The Case of Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Richard Greene and Wayne Yuen


High School is Hell: Metaphor made Literal

Tracy Little


Feeling for Buffy--The Girl Next Door

Michael Levine & Steven Jay Schneider


I have a hard enough time remembering what happened last week. An Episode Guide

Oh, yeah? Let's look at your bio. The Scooby Gang

We've got a lot of important work here: a lot of filing, giving things names. An Index


Last Updated: February 24, 2003