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William Irwin, General Editor
The Blackwell Philosophy and PopCulture Series
To propose ideas for future volumes in the Blackwell series please contact William Irwin, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Abstracts and subsequent essays should be philosophically substantial but accessible, written to engage the intelligent lay reader. Contributors of accepted essays will receive an honorarium.
Possible themes and topics might include, but are not limited to, the following:
Just War Theory and National Security in 24; “That’s the Wrong Call”: The Role of Practical Rationality in 24; Conflicts of Interest and Moral Particularism: Sex and the CTU; Conspiracy Theories and 24: The Epistemology of Suspicion; Patriotism and Conflicts of Authority or Why the Boss Must be Tasered to Get a Job Done; The Ambiguities of Betrayal in 24; The Dangers of Truth-telling in 24: Why No One Can be Trusted with the Truth; Prisoner’s Dilemmas and Security in 24; Femme Fatal-ity in 24: The Moral Psychology of Female Power; Torture and Consequentialism in 24: Do the Ends ever NOT justify the Means?; Beyond Good and Evil in 24: What Distinguishes a Hero from a Villain?; The Phenomenology of Self Deception in 24; The Metaphysics of Action in Real Time in 24; Saving a Spy or Saving your Mother? The Ethics of Choosing Whom to Save: Trolley Case Dilemmas in 24
1. Abstract of paper (100-500 words).
2. CV or resume for each author and co-author.
3. Submission deadline for abstracts: September 12, 2006
4. Submission deadline for first drafts of accepted papers: February 10, 2007
5. Submission deadline for final papers: April 2, 2007
6. Submissions should be sent by e-mail, with or without Word attachment to: Richard Davis email@example.com
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