Popular Culture and Philosophy

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

Chuck Klosterman Meet Karl Marx

Chuck Klosterman and Seth Vannatta, editor of Chuck Klosterman and Philosophy: The Real and the Cereal, discuss all things from jealous academics, the unpredictability of audiences, and Plato’s Ion as Homer’s ‘cover band’ in a recent radio interview.  While Klosterman is still getting used to treatment by philosophers who take any sentence he may have […]

The Good Wife and Philosophy, Call for Abstracts

Call for Abstracts The Good Wife and Philosophy Edited by Kimberly Baltzer-Jaray and Robert Arp (1)        Submit abstracts of no more than 300 words to: robertarp320@gmail.com (2)        Abstracts due: June 15, 2012 (3)        Notification of accepted abstracts: July 1, 2012 (4)        First drafts due: […]


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