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    • Spider-Man and Philosophy: The Web of Inquiry

    • Autor: William Irwin, Jonathan J. Sanford
    • Sprecher: Alan Marriott
    • Spieldauer: 8 Std. und 17 Min.
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    Since Stan Lee and Marvel introduced Spider-Man in Amazing Fantasy 15 in 1962, everyone's favorite webslinger has had a long career in comics, graphic novels, cartoons, movies, and even on Broadway. In this book some of history's most powerful philosophers help us explore the enduring questions and issues surrounding this beloved superhero.

    Regulärer Preis: 20,95 €

    • Game of Thrones and Philosophy

    • Logic Cuts Deeper Than Swords
    • Autor: William Irwin (Editor), Henry Jacoby (Editor)
    • Sprecher: Robin Sachs
    • Spieldauer: 9 Std. und 7 Min.
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    George R. R. Martin's New York Times best-selling epic fantasy book series, A Song of Ice and Fire, and the HBO television show adapted from it, have earned critical acclaim and inspired fanatic devotion. This book delves into the many philosophical questions that arise in this complex, character-driven series, including: Is it right for a "good" king to usurp the throne of a "bad" one and murder his family? How far should you go to protect your family and its secrets? In a fantasy universe with medieval mores and ethics, can female characters reflect modern feminist ideals?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Pholosophy student approved

    • Von khaos Am hilfreichsten 04.02.2016

    Regulärer Preis: 22,95 €

    • Die Simpsons und die Philosophie. Schlauer werden mit der berühmtesten Fernsehfamilie der Welt

    • Autor: William Irwin
    • Sprecher: Sandra Schwittau, Lutz Riedel
    • Spieldauer: 5 Std. und 17 Min.
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    Homer Simpson hat selbst einmal gesagt: "Cartoons haben keine tiefere Bedeutung. Es sind nur doofe Zeichnungen, die auf billige Lacher aus sind." Und auch hier irrt der liebe Homer mal wieder. Ein paar clevere Gelehrte haben sich ein Herz gefasst und mit diesem Buch bewiesen, welche Weisheit in den Simpsons steckt. Zugleich führen die gesammelten Essays in Grundfragen der Philosophie ein...

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Unterhaltsamer Blick auf die Simpsons

    • Von Janina Am hilfreichsten 22.04.2017

    Regulärer Preis: 7,95 €

    • Harry Potter and Philosophy

    • If Aristotle Ran Hogwarts
    • Autor: David Baggett, Shawn E. Klein, William Irwin
    • Sprecher: Scott Carrico
    • Spieldauer: 9 Std. und 12 Min.
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    In Harry Potter and Philosophy, 17 philosophical experts unlock some of Hogwarts' secret panels and uncover surprising insights that are enlightening both for wizards and the most discerning muggles. You don't need a diploma in arithmacy, the friendship of a hippogriff, or even a Hogwarts Library card to discover amazing and arcane secrets in the labyrinthine world of Harry Potter.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Only interesting if you are a Christian

    • Von Amazon Customer Am hilfreichsten 20.04.2019

    Regulärer Preis: 20,95 €

    • The Ultimate Harry Potter and Philosophy

    • Hogwarts for Muggles
    • Autor: William Irwin, Gregory Bassham
    • Sprecher: Susan Duerden
    • Spieldauer: 7 Std. und 55 Min.
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    Harry Potter has been heralded as one of the most popular book series of all time and the philosophical nature of Harry, Hermione, and Ron's quest to rid the world of its ultimate evil is one of the many things that make this series special. The Ultimate Harry Potter and Philosophy covers all seven titles in J.K. Rowling's groundbreaking series and takes fans back to Godric's Hollow to discuss life after death, to consider what moral reasoning drove Harry to choose death, and to debate whether Sirius Black is a man or a dog.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Annoying reader - Unangenehme Leserin

    • Von M. Am hilfreichsten 26.10.2013

    Regulärer Preis: 22,95 €

    • Star Wars and Philosophy: More Powerful than You Can Possibly Imagine

    • Popular Culture and Philosophy
    • Autor: Kevin S. Decker, Jason T. Eberl, William Irwin
    • Sprecher: Joseph Bevilacqua
    • Spieldauer: 8 Std. und 4 Min.
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    The Star Wars films continue to revolutionize science fiction, creating new standards for cinematographic excellence and permeating popular culture around the world. The films feature many complex themes ranging from good versus evil and moral development and corruption to religious faith and pragmatism, forgiveness and redemption, and many others. 

    Regulärer Preis: 20,95 €

    • Inception and Philosophy

    • Because It's Never Just a Dream
    • Autor: David Kyle Johnson, William Irwin
    • Sprecher: Charles Carroll, Ray Chase, Paul Heitsch, und andere
    • Spieldauer: 11 Std. und 37 Min.
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    Is the top still spinning? Was it all a dream? In the world of Christopher Nolan's four-time Academy Award-winning movie, people can share one another's dreams and alter their beliefs and thoughts. Inception is a metaphysical heist film that raises more questions than it answers: Can we know what is real? Can you be held morally responsible for what you do in dreams? What is the nature of dreams, and what do they tell us about the boundaries of "self" and "other"?

    Regulärer Preis: 26,95 €

    • The Big Bang Theory and Philosophy

    • Rock, Paper, Scissors, Aristotle, Locke
    • Autor: Dean Kowalski (Editor), William Irwin (Editor)
    • Sprecher: Andrew Eiden
    • Spieldauer: 7 Std. und 55 Min.
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    Ever wonder what Aristotle might say about the life Sheldon Cooper leads? Why Thomas Hobbes would applaud the roommate agreement? Who Immanuel Kant would treat with "haughty derision" for weaving "un-unravelable webs"? And - most importantly - whether Wil Wheaton is truly evil? Of course you have. Bazinga!

    This book mines the deep thinking of some of history's most potent philosophical minds to explore your most pressing questions about The Big Bang Theory and its nerdy genius characters.

    Regulärer Preis: 19,95 €

    • The Avengers and Philosophy

    • Earth's Mightiest Thinkers
    • Autor: William Irwin (editor), Mark D. White (editor)
    • Sprecher: Jeremy Arthur
    • Spieldauer: 6 Std. und 3 Min.
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    Avengers assemble! Tackling intriguing dilemmas and issues that no single great philosopher can withstand, this powerful book enlists the brainpower of an A-list team of history's most prominent thinkers to explore the themes behind the action of Marvel Comics' all-star superhero team. This thought-provoking book will help you understand this band of superheroes better, whether you've followed the Avengers for years or are a Joss Whedon fan just getting to know them.

    Regulärer Preis: 22,95 €

    • Metallica and Philosophy

    • A Crash Course in Brain Surgery
    • Autor: William Irwin
    • Sprecher: Jeff Preston
    • Spieldauer: 11 Std.
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    Hit the lights and jump in the fire, youre about to enter the School of Rock! Today's lecture will be a crash course in brain surgery. This hard and fast lesson is taught by instructors who graduated from the old school...they actually paid $5.98 for The $5.98 EP. But back before these philosophy professors cut their hair, they were lieutenants in the Metal Militia.

    Regulärer Preis: 25,95 €

    • The Matrix and Philosophy

    • Autor: William Irwin, Editor
    • Sprecher: Oliver Wyman, Rick Adamson, Jennifer Jay Myers
    • Spieldauer: 6 Std. und 47 Min.
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    The choice is yours, and you'll have to live with the consequences for at least the rest of your life. Will you take the blue pill - skip this audiobook and go on thinking of The Matrix as just a movie? Or will you take the red pill - listen to this book, and find out just how far down the rabbit-hole goes?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • good stuff

    • Von Matty Am hilfreichsten 25.07.2016

    Regulärer Preis: 23,95 €

    • 30 Rock and Philosophy

    • We Want to Go to There
    • Autor: J. Jeremy Wisnewski, William Irwin (editor)
    • Sprecher: Tom Dheere
    • Spieldauer: 5 Std. und 41 Min.
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    With edgy writing and a great cast, 30 Rock is one of the funniest television shows on the air, and where hilarity ensues, philosophical questions abound: Are Liz Lemon and Jack Donaghy ethical heroes? Kenneth redefines "Goody Two-shoes", but what does it really mean to be good? Dr. Leo Spaceman routinely demonstrates that medicine is not a science, so what is the role of the incompetent professional in America today?

    Regulärer Preis: 20,95 €

    • True Blood and Philosophy

    • We Wanna Think Bad Things with You
    • Autor: William Irwin (Editor), George A. Dunn (Editor), Rebecca Housel (Editor)
    • Sprecher: Arielle DeLisle
    • Spieldauer: 6 Std. und 44 Min.
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    Teeming with complex, mythical characters in the shape of vampires, telepaths, shapeshifters, and the like, True Blood, the popular HBO series adapted from Charlaine Harris' best-selling The Southern Vampire Mysteries, has a rich collection of themes to explore, from sex and romance to bigotry and violence to death and immortality. The goings-on in the mythical town of Bon Temps, Louisiana, where vampires satiate their blood lust and openly commingle with ordinary humans, present no shortages of juicy metaphysical morsels to sink your teeth into.

    Regulärer Preis: 18,95 €

    • Arrested Development and Philosophy

    • They've Made a Huge Mistake
    • Autor: William Irwin (editor), Kristopher G. Phillips (editor)
    • Sprecher: Stephan Rudnicki, Gabrielle de Cuir
    • Spieldauer: 7 Std. und 38 Min.
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    Arrested Development earned six Emmy awards, a Golden Globe award, critical acclaim, and a loyal cult following - and then it was canceled. Fortunately, this book steps into the void left by the show's premature demise by exploring the fascinating philosophical issues at the heart of the quirky Bluths and their comic exploits. Whether it's reflecting on Gob's self-deception or digging into Tobias's double entendres, you'll watch your favorite scenes and episodes of the show in a whole new way.

    Regulärer Preis: 21,95 €

    • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and Philosophy

    • Everything Is Fire
    • Autor: William Irwin (editor), Eric Bronson (editor)
    • Sprecher: David G. Roberts
    • Spieldauer: 6 Std. und 22 Min.
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    Stieg Larsson's bestselling Millennium Trilogy - The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire, and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest - is an international phenomenon. These books express Larsson's lifelong war against injustice, his ethical beliefs, and his deep concern for women's rights. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and Philosophy probes the compelling philosophical issues behind the entire trilogy.

    Regulärer Preis: 21,95 €

    • The Big Lebowski and Philosophy

    • Keeping Your Mind Limber with Abiding Wisdom
    • Autor: William Irwin, Peter S. Fosl (editor)
    • Sprecher: Darren Stephens
    • Spieldauer: 7 Std. und 35 Min.
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    Is the Dude a bowling-loving stoner or a philosophical genius living the good life? Naturally, it's the latter, and The Big Lebowski and Philosophy explains why. Enlisting the help of great thinkers like Plato and Nietzsche, the book explores the movie's hidden philosophical layers, cultural reflection, and political commentary. It also answers key questions, including: The Dude abides, but is abiding a virtue? Is the Dude an Americanized version of the Taoist way of life? How does The Big Lebowski illustrate the Just War Theory?

    Regulärer Preis: 21,95 €