Popular Culture and Philosophy

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

Homeland and Philosophy, CFA

Call for Abstracts: Homeland and Philosophy. Edited by Robert Arp The winner of some 27 TV-related awards (including six Emmys and five Golden Globes), Homeland is a series on Showtime centering on Marine Sergeant Nicholas Brody and CIA agent Carrie Mathison. While stationed for a time in Iraq, Mathison heard from one of her spies […]

Leonard Cohen and Philosophy, CFA

Leonard Cohen and Philosophy: Everybody Knows Edited by Jason Holt, jason.holt@acadiau.ca Submit abstracts of 100-300 words, along with CV’s, to jason.holt@acadiau.ca Abstracts due: August 15, 2013 Notification of accepted abstracts: September 1, 2013 First drafts of papers due: December 15, 2013 3000-4000 word philosophy papers written in an accessible, engaging style for a general readership […]


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.