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Dungeons and Dragons and Philosophy

Dungeons and Dragons and Philosophy: Raiding the Temple of Wisdom

Edited by Jon Cogburn and Mark Silcox

“Turns out that all that time in our basements, surrounded by our pewter miniatures, we were (and are) immersed in some deeply philosophical quests touching on metaphysics, ethics, and aesthetics.”

—David R. Koepsell, author of Who Owns You? The Corporate Gold Rush to Patent Your Genes

Curb Your Enthusiasm and Philosophy

Curb Your Enthusiasm and Philosophy: Awaken the Social Assassin Within

Edited by Mark Ralkowski

“Sometimes it’s easy to wonder whether Larry is actually human. He certainly gives us an alien’s perspective on our lives. This book helps us see that, odd and out of place as Larry may seem to us, we are the strange ones. We just haven’t appreciated our strangeness fully! Thanks to Larry, and thanks to the authors of this book, now we can.”

 —Lindsay Loewer, Discovery Channel

Breaking Bad and Philosophy

Breaking Bad and Philosophy: Badder Living Through Chemistry

Edited by David R. Koepsell and Robert Arp

“Whether a pusher of the show, a recreational user, or someone who tweaks during the hiatus, every fan of Breaking Bad will get satisfaction from this thoughtful discussion of the philosophical implications of the most dangerous and compelling of all TV shows.”

—Paul Booth, author of Time on TV and Digital Fandom

Neil Gaiman and Philosophy

Neil Gaiman and Philosophy: Gods Gone Wild!

Edited by Tracy L. Bealer, Rachel Luria, and Wayne Yuen

“Gaiman’s storytelling is rich with themes in metaphysics, epistemology, political philosophy, and ethics—all the ingredients for a healthy heaping of philosophy.”

—Robert Arp, Consulting Ontologist and author of Scenario Visualization: An Evolutionary Account of Creative Problem Solving

The Walking Dead and Philosophy

The Walking Dead and Philosophy: Zombie Apocalypse Now

Edited by Wayne Yuen

“According to most reliable sources, the zombie apocalypse is just around the corner, so this collection of philosophical ruminations on AMC’s terrifying hit series The Walking Dead is just what you need to prepare yourself. . . . Use your brains before they get eaten!”

—K. Silem Mohammad, co-editor of Zombies, Vampires, and Philosophy and author of the poetry collection Deer Head Nation

Chuck Klosterman and Philosophy

Chuck Klosterman and Philosophy: The Real and the Cereal

Edited by Luke Dick and George A. Reisch

“Plato meets Kierkegaard meets Glam Rock meets the ’86 Celtics meets the Boys’ Club. For thinking people it’s very very fun—and pretty funny as well.”

—Doug Anderson, co-editor of Bruce Springsteen and Philosophy: Darkness on the Edge of Truth

What Philosophy Can Tell You About Your Lover

What Philosophy Can Tell You About Your Lover

Edited by Sharon M. Kaye

“Love, sex, relationships, kink, and not a little tenderness all make their way into this clear-eyed discussion.”

—Timothy F. Murphy, author of Case Studies in Biomedical Research Ethics

Myth of the Closed Mind

Myth of the Closed Mind: Understanding Why and How People Are Rational

Ray Scott Percival

“At last, a twenty-first century philosopher willing to stand up and argue for the power of sheer human rationality.”

—Paul Levinson, author of New New Media

How to Prove There Is a God

How to Prove There Is a God: Mortimer J. Adler's Writings and Thoughts about God

Compiled and Edited by Ken Dzugan

How to Prove There Is a God is vintage Mortimer Adler. A job beautifully done.”

— Jacques Barzun, author of From Dawn to Decadence (2000) and Simple and Direct (1985)

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