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 […]


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.