A threat to humanity portending the tip of our species lurks within the cold recesses of space. Our only hope is an eleven-year-old boy.
Celebrating the long-awaited release of the movie adaptation of Orson Scott Card’s novel about highly trained child geniuses fighting a race of invading aliens, this choice of original essays probes key philosophical questions raised within the narrative, including the ethics of kid soldiers, politics on the net, and the morality of war and genocide.
- Original essays dissect the varied philosophical questions raised in Card’s very best-selling sci-fi classic, winner of the Nebula and Hugo Awards and which has been translated in 29 languages
- Publication coincides with planned release of major motion picture adaptation of Ender’s Game starring Asa Butterfield and Harrison Ford
- Treats a wealth of core recent issues in morality and ethics, including child soldiers, the most efficient roughly education and the use and misuse of global communications for political purposes
- A stand-out addition to the Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture series