Popular Culture and Philosophy

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

Monty Python Reunion

CNN called Bloomsburg University today to interview Gary Hardcastle, editor of Monty Python and Philosophy for their story about the upcoming Monty Python Reunion. Lecturing at the time about the Tarski-Chapman conjecture (regarding the status of unbound variables) Hardcastle was unavailable to take the call. In the meantime, however, CNN had located a man in […]

HBO’s Girls: CFA is here

Girls and Philosophy Edited by Richard Greene & Rachel Robison-Greene Abstracts are sought for a collection of philosophical essays related to the HBO television series Girls. This volume will be published by OpenCourt Publishing (the publisher of The Simpsons and Philosophy, The Matrix and Philosophy, Dexter and Philosophy and The Walking Dead and Philosophy, etc.) as […]

Adventure Time and Philosophy, CFA is here

Call for Abstracts Adventure Time and Philosophy Edited by Nicolas Michaud The Popular Culture and Philosophy Series  Abstracts and subsequent essays must be accessible to a lay audience as well as philosophically substantial. All writing should be engaging and directly relevant to the Adventure Time TV series. ***The 10 to 12-paged papers are written in a conversational […]


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.