The Simpsons and philosophy : the d'oh! of Homer

edited by William Irwin, Mark T. Conard, and Aeon J. Skoble

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? Why is Mr Burn's quest for happiness continually frustrated? The contributors discuss the thought of key philosophers including Aristotle, Marx, Camus, Sartre, Heidegger and Kant, and tackle issues like irony and the meaning of life, American anti-intellectualism, and existential rebellion. The volume also includes an episode guide and a chronology of philosophers which gives the names and dates of the major thinkers in the history of philosophy, accompanied by a representative quote from each.

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書名 The Simpsons and philosophy : the d'oh! of Homer
著作者等 Conard Mark T.
Conrad Mark T.
Skoble Aeon J.
Skoble Aeon
Irwin William
シリーズ名 Popular culture and philosophy
出版元 Open Court
刊行年月 c2001
ページ数 ix, 303 p.
大きさ 23 cm
ISBN 0812694333
NCID BA78697431
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言語 英語
出版国 アメリカ合衆国
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