Popular Culture and Philosophy

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

Iron Man vs Captain America and Philosophy, CFA

Call for Abstracts: Iron Man vs Captain America and Philosophy Edited by Nicolas Michaud and Jessica Watkins 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 Iron Man and Captain America through film, comics, and games. Each chapter accepted […]

Amy Schumer and Philosophy, CFA

Amy Schumer and Philosophy, CFA Amy Schumer’s television show, “Inside Amy Schumer” has completed its fourth season on Comedy Central and is renewed for a fifth. She wrote and starred in the movie, Trainwreck (2015), which was nominated for two Golden Globes as well as the award for Best Screenplay by the Writers’ Guild of […]


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