Popular Culture and Philosophy

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

Monk Finale? Not yet.

Mr. Monk and Philosophy: The Curious Case of the Defective Detective is ready to pick up where the Monk series finale left off.  To celebrate, Open Court is making available a free sample chapter from the book, due out in March, 2010.  Here it is.

Anime and Philosophy artwork preview

Joe Steiff and Tristan Tamplin’s forthcoming Anime and Philosophy: Wide Eyed Wonder is not only a groundbreaking book about anime.  It’s got original artwork throughout it, like this panel for the section titled “Future Perfect”:

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Since its inception in 2000, Open Court's Popular Culture and Philosophy® series has brought high-quality philosophy to general readers by critically exploring the meanings, concepts, and puzzles within television shows, movies, music and other icons of popular culture.