Popular Culture and Philosophy

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

Soccer and Philosophy Scores (and Again . . .)

Ted Richards’s volume, Soccer and Philosophy: Beautiful Thoughts on the Beautiful Game is out and bending it like Bentham–at least among the nation’s utilitarians. Both the New York Times and the Washington Post have taken note.  And the Wall Street Journal is jumping all over the stadium in praise of Ted Richards’ team. “There is […]

ROLLING STONES — June 30 CFA deadline

Open Court announces The Rolling Stones and Philosophy. Luke Dick and I will edit this book, and we’re specifically looking for papers that dig into one of the greatest things about the Stones: their longevity and all that means.  Here’s the CFA (deadline extended to June 30. Time is on your side, but only for […]

Curb Your Enthusiasm and Philosophy

Mark Ralkowski has issued a Call for Abstracts for Curb Your Enthusiasm and Philosophy, forthcoming from Open Court. Here is the CFA.


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.