News for Jul. 29, 2003

The Rings of Tolkien and Plato: Lessons in Power, Choice, and Morality

7/29/03, 5:07 pm EST - Tehanu

TORN has been offered this exclusive preview of a new and fascinating book that examines The Lord of the Rings from a philisophical perspective. Here are extracts from Eric Katz's essay reflecting on the moral challenges posed by possession of a Ring of Power. [More]

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This essay is forthcoming in Gregory Bassham and Eric Bronson, eds., The Lord of the Rings and Philosophy: One Book to Rule Them All (Open Court Press, 2003).