Popular Culture and Philosophy

A blog for contributors and editors by Series Editor, George A. Reisch

Isaac Asimov’s Foundation and Philosophy, CFA

Call for Abstracts! Isaac Asimov’s Foundation and Philosophy: Psychohistory and its Discontents Edited by Joshua Heter and Josef Thomas Simpson Abstracts are sought for a collection of essays on any philosophical topic related to Isaac Asimov’s Foundation series as well as the television adaptation (airing September 24, 2021 on Apple TV+) to be published with Carus Books. This is the same editorial […]

Warren Zevon and Philosophy, Call for Abstracts

Warren Zevon and Philosophy: Call for Abstracts Edited by John E. MacKinnon We are seeking abstracts for Warren Zevon and Philosophy, to be published by Carus Books, the editorial team behind the long-running Popular Culture and Philosophy series by Open Court. Submission Guidelines: All submissions—abstract, biography, and chapters (if accepted)—should be written for an educated, nonspecialized audience. […]

Queen and Philosophy, CFA

Queen and Philosophy: Call for Abstracts Edited by: Jared Kemling and Randall E. Auxier We are seeking abstracts for Queen and Philosophy, to be published by Carus Books: the editorial team behind the long running Popular Culture and Philosophy series by Open Court. Submission Guidelines: All submissions—abstract, biography, and chapters (if accepted)—should be written for […]

Better Call Saul and Philosophy, call for abstracts

Better Call Saul and Philosophy. Call for Abstracts Edited by Joshua Heter and Brett Coppenger Abstracts are sought for a collection of essays on any philosophical topic related to the hit television series Better Call Saul to be published by Carus Books (this is the same editorial team that was long with Open Court Publishing). Potential contributors […]

Pokémon and Philosophy, Call for Abstracts

Call for Abstracts Pokémon and Philosophy – Edited by Nicolas Michaud Published by Carus Books Please circulate and post widely. Apologies for Cross-posting. Abstracts and subsequent essays must be accessible to a lay audience as well as philosophically substantial. All writing should be engaging and directly relevant to Pokémon and its many incarnations including cartoons, video […]

CFA, Dark Souls and Philosophy

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS Dark Souls and Philosophy Edited by Nicolas Michaud – Published by Carus Books Please circulate and post widely. Apologies for Cross-posting Abstracts and subsequent essays must be accessible to a lay audience as well as philosophically substantial. All writing should be engaging and directly relevant to the Dark Souls video game series. The […]

Dave Chappelle and Philosophy, CFA Deadline Update

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS Dave Chappelle and Philosophy Mark Ralkowski, editor (mralkow@gwu.edu) Abstracts are sought for a collection of philosophical essays related to Dave Chappelle. This volume will focus on Chappelle’s Show, stand up performances, notable interviews, and anything else Chappelle has said, done, or written that is worthy of philosophical consideration. Open Court Publishing will […]

Neon Genesis Evangelion and Philosophy, CFA

Call for Abstracts: Neon Genesis Evangelion and Philosophy Edited by Christian Cotton and Andrew M. Winters When most people think of anime, they think of large eyed adolescents fighting fearsome monsters. While this is partly the case for Neon Genesis Evangelion, this is only a surface understanding of the show. Beyond the fearsome monsters and […]

His Dark Materials and Philosophy, CFA

Call for Abstracts: His Dark Materials and Philosophy Richard Greene & Rachel Robison-Greene, Editors Abstracts are sought for a collection of philosophical essays related to the Philip Pullman trilogy and soon-to-be HBO series His Dark Materials (The Golden Compass/Northern Lights, The Subtle Knife, and The Amber Spyglass). This volume will be published by Open Court […]

Avengers: Endgame and Philosophy, CFA

Avengers: Endgame and Philosophy Edited by Heather Rivera and Robert Arp – Submit abstracts of no more than 300 words to: munkzilla1@gmail.com – Abstracts due: July 8, 2019 (a little over one month), but you can send them in sooner – Notification of accepted abstracts: July 15, 2019 – First drafts of papers due: October 14, […]

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