Erweiterte
Suche ›

The Big Bang Theory and Philosophy

Rock, Paper, Scissors, Aristotle, Locke

von
Wiley, J,
E-Book ( PDF mit Adobe DRM )
In Ihrem Land nicht verfügbar
Dieses Produkt ist auch verfügbar als:

Kurzbeschreibung

A lighthearted meditation on the philosophical quandaries of thehit television show The Big Bang Theory
Ever wonder what Aristotle might say about the life SheldonCooper leads? Why Thomas Hobbes would applaud the roommateagreement? Who Immanuel Kant would treat with "haughty derision"for weaving "un-unravelable webs?" And--mostimportantly--whether Wil Wheaton is truly evil? Ofcourse you have. Bazinga!
This book mines the deep thinking of some of history's mostpotent philosophical minds to explore your most pressing questionsabout The Big Bang Theory and its nerdy genius characters.You might find other philosophy books on science and cosmology, butonly this one refers to Darth Vader Force-chokes, cloning LeonardNimoy, and oompa-loompa-like engineers. Fo-shizzle.
* Gives you irresistibly geek-worthy insights on your favoriteBig Bang Theory characters, story lines, and ideas
* Examines important themes involving ethics and virtue, science,semiotics, religion, and the human condition
* Brings the thinking of some of the world's greatestphilosophers to bear on The Big Bang Theory, from Aristotleand Plato to Nietzsche, Wittgenstein, Simone de Beauvoir, andmore
Essential reading for every Big Bang Theory fan, thisbook explores whether comic-book-wielding geeks can lead the goodlife, and whether they can know enough science to "tear the maskoff nature and stare at the face of God."

Details
Schlagworte
Autor

Titel: The Big Bang Theory and Philosophy
Autoren/Herausgeber: Dean Kowalski (Hrsg.)
Weitere Mitwirkende: William Irwin
Aus der Reihe: The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series
Ausgabe: 1. Auflage

ISBN/EAN: 9781118222522

Seitenzahl: 288
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

Dean A. Kowalski is an associate professor of philosophy atUniversity of Wisconsin-Waukesha and the author of five books, mostrecently Moral Theory at the Movies and The Philosophy ofJoss Whedon.
William Irwin is a professor of philosophy at King's College. Heoriginated the philosophy and popular culture genre of books ascoeditor of the bestselling The Simpsons and Philosophy andhas overseen recent titles including House and Philosophy,Batman and Philosophy, and Inception andPhilosophy.

buchhandel.de - Newsletter
Möchten Sie sich für den Newsletter anmelden?


Bitte geben Sie eine gültige E-Mail-Adresse ein.
Lieber nicht