South Park and Philosophy
You Know, I Learned Something Today
Edited by Robert Arp
South Park and Philosophy by Robert Arp
Book DescriptionIf you think Saddam and Satan make a kinky couple, wait till you get a load of South Park and Philosophy. Get your Big Wheels ready, because we're going for a ride, as 22 philosophers take us down the road to understanding the big-picture issues in this small mountain town. * A smart and candid look at one of television's most subversive and controversial shows, celebrating its 10th anniversary this year * Draws close parallels between the irreverent nature of South Park and the inquiring and skeptical approach of philosophy * Addresses the perennial questions of the show, and the contemporary social and political issues that inspire each episode * Uses familiar characters and episodes to illustrate topics such as moral relativism, freedom of expression, gay marriage, blasphemy, democracy, feminism, animal ethics, existential questions and much more * makes you laugh out loud
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405161602
(233mm x 165mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 20-Dec-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Robert Arp
Robert Arp teaches philosophy at Southwest Minnesota State University, and his book Scenario Visualization: An Evolutionary Account of Creative Problem Solving, is forthcoming with MIT Press. He is also co-editor (with Francisco Ayala) of Contemporary Debates in the Philosophy of Biology (Blackwell, forthcoming).
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