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Veronica Mars and Philosophy

Investigating the Mysteries of Life (Which is a Bitch Until You Die)

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Wiley, J,
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Veronica Mars is a kick-ass private investigator, smart and street-wise. But what can her character tell us about larger life issues, such as knowledge and skepticism, trust and friendship, revenge, race, gender, and feminism? What makes her tick? And why is Logan such a sarcastic bad boy, anyway?
Veronica Mars and Philosophy features a thought-provoking collection of essays centered on philosophical issues brought forth in Veronica Mars, the critically acclaimed neo-noir detective series set in the fictional town of Neptune, California. Fans and newcomers alike will gain unique insights into the philosophical make-up of a hit show that tackled both crime and some of the larger mysteries of life.
* Introduces significant philosophical concepts that arise in the cult TV show, Veronica Mars
* Tackles topics relevant to contemporary youth culture, including trust and friendship, revenge, knowledge and skepticism, race, class, gender, and feminism
* Offers insights into darker themes explored in the series, which is noted for the complexity and intricate plotting of its storylines
* Delves deeply into the psychology of Veronica Mars during her transition from high school to college
* Written for fans of the television show, philosophy students or readers interested in popular culture
* Timed for release with the highly anticipated Veronica Mars feature film

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Titel: Veronica Mars and Philosophy
Autoren/Herausgeber: George A. Dunn (Hrsg.)
Weitere Mitwirkende: William Irwin
Aus der Reihe: The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series
Ausgabe: 1. Auflage

ISBN/EAN: 9781118843680

Seitenzahl: 240
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

George A. Dunn is a Lecturer at the University ofIndianapolis and the Ningbo Institute of Technology, ZhejiangUniversity, China. A writer on pop culture and philosophy, Dunn isthe co-editor of Sons of Anarchy and Philosophy (2013),The Hunger Games and Philosophy (2012), and True Bloodand Philosophy (2010).
William Irwin (series editor) is Professor of Philosophyat King's College, USA. He originated the philosophy andpopular culture genre of books as co-editor of the bestsellingThe Simpsons and Philosophy and has overseen titlesincluding House and Philosophy, Batman and Philosophy, andSouth Park and Philosophy.

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