Popular Culture and Philosophy

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

Hall of Fame

A few chapters that can be used, especially by first-time PCP writers, as examples of effective philosophical writing for a non-academic audience.

“The Constanza Maneuver” from Seinfeld and Philosophy.

“Taking Umpiring Seriously” from Baseball and Philosophy.

“The Twilight of Infinite Desire” from Zombies, Vampires and Philosophy


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.