Popular Culture and Philosophy

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Rick and Morty and Philosophy, CFA

Posted on | November 29, 2017

Call for Abstracts:
Rick and Morty and Philosophy
Edited by Wayne Yuen and Lester Abesamis

Abstracts are sought for a collection of philosophical essays related to the Adult Swim television series Rick and Morty. This volume will be published by Open Court Publishing (the publisher of The Simpsons and Philosophy, The Matrix and Philosophy, Dexter and Philosophy, The Walking Dead and Philosophy, Boardwalk Empire and Philosophy, and The Princess Bride and Philosophy, etc.) as part of their successful Popular Culture and Philosophy series. We are seeking abstracts, but anyone who has already written an unpublished paper on this topic may submit it in its entirety. Potential contributors may want to examine other volumes in the Open Court series.

Contributors are welcome to submit abstracts on any topic of philosophical interest that pertains to Rick and Morty. The editors are especially interested in receiving submissions that engage philosophical issues/topics/concepts in Rick and Morty in creative and non-standard ways.

Please feel free to forward this to anyone writing within a philosophic discipline who might be interested in contributing.

Contributor Guidelines:

1. Abstract of paper (100–750 words)

2. Resume/CV for each author/coauthor of the paper

3. Initial submission should be made by email (we prefer e-mail with MS Word attachment)

4. Deadlines:

Abstracts due Feburary 1, 2018

First drafts due April 1, 2018

Final drafts due June 1, 2018

We are looking to complete the entire ms by July 2018, so early submissions are encouraged and welcomed! Send abstracts to: Picklephilosophy@gmail.com



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