The Grateful Dead and Philosophy: Getting High Minded about Love and Haight (Popular Culture and Philosophy)

The Grateful Dead and Philosophy: Getting High Minded about Love and Haight (Popular Culture and Philosophy)

Steven Gimbel


The thankful useless and Philosophy includes essays from 20 specialist philosophers whose love of the Dead's song and scene have led them to mirror on diversified philosophical questions that experience arisen from the enigma that's the thankful lifeless. Coming on the useless from a number of views, old and glossy, japanese and Western, this ebook considers how the gang suits into the wider tendencies of yankee idea operating via pragmatism and the Beat poets. there is a pertinent research of ways the parking zone scene with its tie-dyed t-shirt and veggie burrito proprietors was once either a rejection and include of capitalism, and masses extra. The lyrics of the thankful Dead’s many songs also are the root for a number of essays contemplating questions of destiny and freedom, the nature-nurture debate, and gamblers’ ethics.

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