The Big Bang Theory and Philosophy: Rock, Paper, Scissors, Aristotle, Locke

The Big Bang Theory and Philosophy: Rock, Paper, Scissors, Aristotle, Locke


A lighthearted meditation at the philosophical quandaries of the hit tv express The huge Bang Theory

Ever ask yourself what Aristotle could say in regards to the existence Sheldon Cooper leads? Why Thomas Hobbes might applaud the roommate contract? Who Immanuel Kant could deal with with "haughty derision" for weaving "un-unravelable webs?" And—most importantly—whether Wil Wheaton is actually evil? in fact you've. Bazinga!

This ebook mines the deep taking into consideration a few of history's so much effective philosophical minds to discover your such a lot urgent questions about The large Bang Theory and its nerdy genius characters. you may locate different philosophy books on technology and cosmology, yet simply this one refers to Darth Vader Force-chokes, cloning Leonard Nimoy, and oompa-loompa-like engineers. Fo-shizzle.

  • Gives you irresistibly geek-worthy insights in your favourite Big Bang Theory characters, tale strains, and ideas
  • Examines vital subject matters regarding ethics and advantage, technological know-how, semiotics, faith, and the human condition
  • Brings the taking into consideration a few of the world's maximum philosophers to endure on The giant Bang Theory, from Aristotle and Plato to Nietzsche, Wittgenstein, Simone de Beauvoir, and more

Essential interpreting for each Big Bang Theory fan, this publication explores no matter if comic-book-wielding geeks can lead the great existence, and whether or not they can understand adequate technology to "tear the masks off nature and stare on the face of God."

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