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Star wars and philosophy

more powerful than you can possibly imagine

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Published by Open Court in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Star Wars films -- History and criticism.,
  • Philosophy in motion pictures.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Kevin S. Decker and Jason T. Eberl.
    SeriesPopular culture and philosophy ;, 12
    ContributionsDecker, Kevin S., Eberl, Jason T.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.S695 S76 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 227 p. ;
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3392780M
    ISBN 100812695836
    ISBN 109780812695830
    LC Control Number2005002396

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