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The Simpsons and Philosophy

The D"oh! of Homer (Popular Culture and Philosophy)

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Published by Open Court .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Television,
  • Social Science,
  • Philosophy (General),
  • Philosophy,
  • Television - History & Criticism,
  • Sociology,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • History & Surveys - General,
  • Philosophy / General,
  • General,
  • Miscellanea,
  • Simpsons (Television program)

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsWilliam Irwin (Editor), Mark T. Conard (Editor), Aeon J. Skoble (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8019050M
    ISBN 100812694333
    ISBN 109780812694338

    Philosophy Nonfiction This unconventional and lighthearted introduction to the ideas of the major Western philosophers examines The Simpsons — TV’s favorite animated family. The authors look beyond the jokes, the crudeness, the attacks on society — and see a clever display of irony, social criticism, and philosophical thought. How many philosophers does it take to write a book about The Simpsons?Apparently, about 20 to write it and 3 to edit. But that's not so bad, considering it takes people 8 months, at a cost of million dollars, to make a single episode of The sly, though, don't we have other work to do besides writing about TV shows?

    The negative attitudes toward the genres - romance, science-fiction, westerns, suspense, etc. - are fallout from the academic world's long-standing fascination with existential philosophy and modern theories of psychology and sociology. Catalog The Simpsons and philosophy:» Book The Simpsons and philosophy: the d'oh! of Homer. Chicago, Ill.: Open Court. Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide) Irwin, William, , Mark T. Conard and Aeon J. Skoble. The Simpsons and Philosophy: The D'oh! of Homer.

    The book also examines the ethics and themes of the show, and concludes with discussions of how the series reflects the work of Aristotle, Marx, Camus, Sartre, and other thinkers."The Simpsons and Philosophy/5(4).   A light-hearted introduction to philosophy through the antics of the Simpsons, television's animated family. These essays on the silly, absurd, hyper-ironic and strangely philosophical world that is Springfield - the town without a state - explore philosophy and the major philosophers of Western thought: is Bart a pragmatist?/5(K).


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The Simpsons and Philosophy: The D'oh. of Homer (in spanish, 'Los Simpson y la filosofía') is a book in which the philosophy and popular culture influences on the animated comedy series The Simpsons is analyzed. This book includes contributions from 18 philosophy academics/5.

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of Homer/5(60). Books that can be purchased in the Real World. For books that appear in episodes, comics and other Simpsons media, see the Books category. The Simpsons is one of the most literary and intelligent comedies on television today fertile ground for questions such as: Does Nietzsche justify Bart's bad behavior.

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