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Westworld and Philosophy

Westworld and Philosophy: Mind Equals Blown

Edited by Richard Greene and Joshua Heter

“This is an awesome companion to the strangely haunting, wonderfully baffling, philosophically thrilling site of Westworld in television and film.”

—Charles Taliaferro, professor of philosophy at St. Olaf College

Amy Schumer and Philosophy

Amy Schumer and Philosophy: Brainwreck!

Edited by Charlene Elsby and Rob Luzecky

“virtually every aspect of Amy Schumer’s prolific career gets a hilarious philosophical treatment. Readers looking for a philosophically informed laugh will not be able to put this book down.”

 —Daniel W. Smith, author of Essays on Deleuze (2012)

The Twilight Zone and Philosophy

The Twilight Zone and Philosophy: A Dangerous Dimension to Visit

Edited by Heather L. Rivera and Alexander E. Hooke

“Welcome to a wide-ranging exploration of a series that was well ahead of its time and remains very relevant to the challenges of the present moment.”

—Helen Buss Mitchell, author of Roots of Wisdom: A Tapestry of Philosophical Traditions (2002)

Iron Man vs Captain America and Philosophy

Iron Man vs. Captain America and Philosophy: Give Me Liberty or Keep Me Safe

Edited by Nicolas Michaud and Jessica Watkins

Iron Man vs. Captain America and Philosophy is a superhero-packed, true-believers’ adventure destined to enlighten, entertain, and get you to think deeply about what it means to be a hero in this crazy world.”

—Courtland Lewis, author of Way of the Doctor: Doctor Who’s Pocketbook Guide to the Good Life (2017)

Scott Adams and Philosophy

Scott Adams and Philosophy: A Hole in the Fabric of Reality

Edited by Daniel Yim, Galen Foresman, and Robert Arp

“For many years, Scott Adams has used Dilbert and his other writings as a way of getting at deeper truths. Scott Adams and Philosophy deconstructs Adams and allows readers to experience the real richness of his work.”

— Jack Bowen, author of The Dream Weaver: One Boy’s Journey through the Landscape of Reality (2006)

Twin Peaks and Philosophy

Twin Peaks and Philosophy: That’s Damn Fine Philosophy!

Edited by Richard Greene and Rachel Robison-Greene

Twin Peaks and Philosophy unfolds the Twin Peaks origami in a series of revelations that are sure to lead readers, as they did me, back and back again to formerly unnoticed details, finally decoded plot lines, and suddenly illuminated scenes. It’s a wild, irresistible, and satisfying ride.”

 — Peter S. Fosl, Professor of Philosophy, Transylvania University

An Introduction to Husserl’s Phenomenology

An Introduction to Husserl’s Phenomenology

Jan Patočka

“Kohák’s enormously readable translation of Jan Patočka’s Introduction now opens access for English readers to the Czech thinker’s famously original alternative to Husserl’s basic thrust.”

—Lester Embree, Editor, The Encyclopedia of Phenomenology

1984 and Philosophy

1984 and Philosophy: Is Resistance Futile?

Edited by Ezio Di Nucci and Stefan Storrie

The year 1984 is hurtling back into the distant past, but George Orwell’s terrifying novel of a nightmare future seems more relevant than ever.

American Horror Story and Philosophy

American Horror Story and Philosophy: Life Is But a Nightmare

Edited by Richard Greene and Rachel Robison-Greene

“Much to the surprise of many thoughtful people, it turns out that demons, ghosts, zombies, and vampires actually can teach us quite a bit about the real world. . . . it’s scary how much fine philosophy is buried inside this highly entertaining volume.”

——Jack Bowen, author of If You Can Read This: The Philosophy of Bumper Stickers

Jimi Hendrix and Philosophy

Jimi Hendrix and Philosophy: Experience Required

Edited by Theodore G. Ammon

“Jimi Hendrix entered the flame of his genius each time he performed, sacrificing his guitar with lighter fluid after conjuring fiery splendor on his upside-down stringed Stratocaster. . . . these wide-ranging, diverse chapters capture his unique genius.”

—Jory Farr, author of Rites of Rhythm: The Music of Cuba (2003) and Pulitzer Prize finalist (1990)

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