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The Big Bang Theory and Philosophy: Rock, Paper, Scissors, Aristotle, Locke
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The Big Bang Theory and Philosophy: Rock, Paper, Scissors, Aristotle, Locke (Paperback)

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A lighthearted meditation on the philosophical quandaries of thehit television show The Big Bang Theory Ever wonder what Aristotle might say about the life SheldonCooper leads? Why Thomas Hobbes would applaud the roommateagreement? Who Immanuel Kant would treat with "haughty derision"for weaving "un-unravelable webs?" And--mostimportantly--whether Wil Wheaton is truly evil? Ofcourse you have. Bazinga!



This book mines the deep thinking of some of history's mostpotent philosophical minds to explore your most pressing questionsabout The Big Bang Theory and its nerdy genius characters.You might find other philosophy books on science and cosmology, butonly this one refers to Darth Vader Force-chokes, cloning LeonardNimoy, and oompa-loompa-like engineers. Fo-shizzle.







Gives you irresistibly geek-worthy insights on your favoriteBig Bang Theory characters, story lines, and ideas

Examines important themes involving ethics and virtue, science, semiotics, religion, and the human condition

Brings the thinking of some of the world's greatestphilosophers to bear on The Big Bang Theory, from Aristotleand Plato to Nietzsche, Wittgenstein, Simone de Beauvoir, andmore



Essential reading for every Big Bang Theory fan, thisbook explores whether comic-book-wielding geeks can lead the goodlife, and whether they can know enough science to "tear the maskoff nature and stare at the face of God."

Film, TV & DramaTelevisionTelevision soap operasPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesWestern philosophyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesWestern philosophyWestern philosophy, from c 1900 -Analytical philosophy & Logical Positivism Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc Publication Date: 13/04/2012 ISBN-13: 9781118074558  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Dean A. Kowalski is an associate professor of philosophy at University of Wisconsin-Waukesha and the author of five books, most recently Moral Theory at the Movies and The Philosophy of Joss Whedon. William Irwin is a professor of philosophy at King's College, in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. He originated the philosophy and popular culture genre of books as coeditor of the bestselling The Simpsons and Philosophy and has overseen recent titles including House and Philosophy, Batman and Philosophy, and Inception and Philosophy.

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