Introducing Philosophy Through Pop Culture: From Socrates to South Park, Hume to House

Introducing Philosophy Through Pop Culture: From Socrates to South Park, Hume to House

William Irwin, David Kyle Johnson


What can South Park let us know approximately Socrates and the character of evil? How does The Office support us to appreciate Sartre and existentialist ethics? Can Battlestar Galactica make clear the life of God?

  • Introducing Philosophy via Pop Culture makes use of pop culture to demonstrate very important philosophical strategies and the paintings of the foremost philosophers
  • With examples from movie, tv, and tune together with South Park, The Matrix , X-Men, Batman, Harry Potter, Metallica and Lost, even the main summary and intricate philosophical rules turn into more uncomplicated to know
  • Features key essays from around the Blackwell Philosophy and dad Culture sequence, in addition to worthwhile editorial fabric and a thesaurus of philosophical phrases
  • From metaphysics to epistemology; from ethics to the that means of existence, this distinct creation makes philosophy as enticing as pop culture itself
  • Supplementary site to be had with educating publications, pattern fabrics and hyperlinks to additional assets at www.pop-philosophy.org

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