Popular Culture and Philosophy

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

Astro Boy Meets Martin Heidegger

Joe Steiff and Tristan Tamplin’s Anime and Philosophy: Wide Eyed Wonder gets an appreciative review in Mechademia, a journal devoted to the intersection of scholarly and popular interests in Anime. Despite the proliferation of all things Anime, Ada Palmer finds the collection to be a perfect and unique introduction for the aspiring intellectual fan. My favorite […]

Psych and Philosophy CFA is out

Call for Abstracts (Psych is a USA Network TV show.) Psych and Philosophy Edited by Robert Arp robertarp320@gmail.com (1)     Submit abstracts of no more than 300 words to: robertarp320@gmail.com (2)     Abstracts due: June 1, 2012 (3)     Notification of accepted abstracts: June 15, 2012 (4)     First drafts due: September […]


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.