Popular Culture and Philosophy

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

Doctor Who inducted into Who’s Who of PCP books

Open Court’s recent Doctor Who and Philosophy: Bigger on the Inside is praised by the Guardian’s Ian Sansom as “just published but already indespensable” for tackling this epic show’s big questions.  Editor Court Lewis was at the recent  Gallifrey One conference giving autographs and fending off daleks, while contributors Ed Webb and Mark Wardecker discussed […]

Red Dragon Tattoo, is just about on you…

Sorry, but I can’t even think about Steig Larsson without hearing this Fountains of Wayne song in my head.  If The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and Larsson’s other novels make you think of ideas, philosophers, and concepts, then you may want to ink an abstract and send it to Joe Steiff and Sara Livingston […]


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.