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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The Philosophy and Pop Culture series at Carus Books brings philosophy to general readers by critically exploring the meanings, concepts, and puzzles within television shows, movies, music and other icons of popular culture.