Harvard Professor Explains What the Avengers Can Teach Us About Philosophy | WIRED 2 months ago

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SPOILER ALERT: This video contains spoilers about many of the MCU movies (although not about Avengers: Endgame).

How do Iron Man and Captain America differ as leaders? What makes the Avengers different from the Guardians of the Galaxy? And what moral philosophy does Thanos embody? WIRED's Peter Rubin spoke with Chris Robichaud, Senior Lecturer in Ethics and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, to find out about deontology, consequentialism and more.

Read WIRED’s review of Avengers: Endgame here: https://www.wired.com/story/avengers-endgame-review/

And read more about the Avengers on WIRED.com:
https://www.wired.com/story/who-are-the-avengers
https://www.wired.com/story/avengers-endgame-box-office/

Also check out Chris Robichaud's free online class, "Power and Responsibility: Doing Philosophy with Superheroes":
https://www.edx.org/course/power-and-responsibility-doing-philosophy-with-superheroes-2



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