Ethical Society Considers Evolving Notions Of The Hero Ahead Of Star Wars Release

Jame Croft was interviewed today on St. Louis On the Air about his lecture “Star Wars and the Hero’s Journey

“We can learn so much about ourselves and about our culture,” Croft has said, “by exploring how heroism is portrayed in movies like ‘Star Wars’ – including how notions of what heroism is, and who can be considered a hero, have developed over time.”

If the program is no longer available on the NPR site you can listen to this archived copy.