From the Back Cover
is one of the greatest video game franchises of all time, and its universe is packed with compelling characters and incredible storylines. With this book, you'll be able to apply the wisdom of centuries of philosophy to any game in the series, including Final Fantasy XIII. Everything you'll need to achieve a greater understanding of Final Fantasy
is here. As Mages, Moogles, fiends, and Kefka are mashed together with the likes of Machiavelli, Marx, Foucault, and Kafka, you'll delve into crucial topics such as madness, nihilism, environmental ethics, Shintoism, the purpose of life, and much more. And of course, your intellectual status will be forever changed upon reading this book.
Guaranteed to add a new dimension to your understanding of the Final Fantasy universe, this book is the ultimate companion to the ultimate video game series.
About the Author
Jason P. Blahuta
is an associate professor of philosophy at Lakehead University and has contributed to Battlestar Galactica and Philosophy and Terminator and Philosophy.
Michel S. Beaulieu is an assistant professor of history at Lakehead University.
William Irwin is a professor of philosophy at King's College. He originated the philosophy and popular culture genre of books as coeditor of the bestselling The Simpsons and Philosophy and has overseen recent titles including Batman and Philosophy, House and Philosophy, and Watchmen and Philosophy.