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ISBN 0-8126-9531-3



352 pages

(April 2003)

Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Philosophy

Fear and Trembling in Sunnydale

Edited by James B. South
Volume 4 in the Popular Culture and Philosophy® series

So. If you're kind of killing time between apocalypses or just wondering about the meaning of life thing, here's some readage . . . Look, these guys'll I-think-therefore-I-am you into the freaking ground. And the happy is better than shoe shopping. What? If I don't consult the oracle I'll, like, turn to stone? Well, yeah, if not already.

"the result is spectacular—brain candy, deep philosophical reflection, and pedagogical tool."

—Peter Ludlow, editor of Crypto-Anarchy, Cyberstates, and Pirate Utopias

"The ideal reader for this book would be a fan as well, one currently struggling through Philosophy 101."

Sci-Fi Magazine

"Whether you see Buffy as a sympathetic satire of teenage life, a feminist adventure, a political parable, a postmodern bildungsroman, a semipornographic soap opera, or a morality tale, there are essays here to set you, well, philosophizing."



Review in Rambles, a Cultural Arts Magazine, January 6, 2007

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