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The Undead and Philosophy

Chicken Soup for the Soulless (Popular Culture and Philosophy)

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Published by Open Court .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern Western philosophy, c 1600 to the present,
  • Philosophy,
  • Demonology in motion pictures,
  • Movements - General,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • General,
  • Philosophy / Movements / General,
  • Demonology in literature,
  • Demonology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRichard Greene (Editor), K. Silem Mohammad (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8019137M
    ISBN 100812696018
    ISBN 109780812696011

    All she wants now is to concentrate on her classes and ignore the vampires blending in on campus but when her roommate is bitten, it's time for Amanda to take action.A smart, funny urban fantasy short story, "Undead Philosophy " was originally published in The December Lights Project.   Beyond Logical Positivism Logical positivists (R. Carnap, M. Schlick, A.J. Ayer) announced the end of metaphysics and, with it, that of philosophy as a whole. Henceforth, they claimed, the only statements to be counted as meaningful would be those of natural science.

    Zombies, Vampires, and Philosophy: New Life for the Undead (Popular Culture and Philosophy Book 49) eBook: Greene, Richard, Mohammad, K. Silem: : Kindle Store4/5(4). Book Description. This book explores the central role of the zombie in contemporary popular culture as they appear in video games. Moving beyond traditional explanations of their enduring appeal – that they embody an aesthetic that combines horror with a mindless target; that lower age ratings for zombie games widen the market; or that Artificial Intelligence routines for zombies are easier.

    The Popular Culture and Philosophy book series by multiple authors includes books Seinfeld and Philosophy: A Book about Everything and Nothing, The Simpsons and Philosophy: The D'oh! of Homer, The Matrix and Philosophy: Welcome to the Desert of the Real, and several more. Get this from a library! Zombies, vampires, and philosophy: new life for the undead. [Richard Greene; K Silem Mohammad;] -- "A collection of philosophical essays about the undead: beings such as vampires and zombies who are physically or mentally dead yet not at rest. Topics addressed include the metaphysics and ethics of.


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The Undead and Philosophy book. Read 25 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Though Bram Stoker coined the term, the undead have stalk /5. While the authors do tie the undead discussion in with a tremendous range of significant thinkers of the philsophical world, this is definitely not dry text book material.

It is extremely topical and certainly would be a subject for a class I would be in line to take if I were once again a college student/5(7). Zombies, Vampires, and Philosophy: New Life for the Undead (Popular Culture and Philosophy Book 49) - Kindle edition by Greene, Richard, Mohammad, K.

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Undead Philosophy book. Read 15 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Eighteen-year-old Amanda has finally escaped her unconvention /5. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Undead Philosophy by Stephanie Burgis at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Brand: Stephanie Burgis. The Undead and Philosophy: Chicken Soup for the Soulless is a recommended pick for both philosophy and general reading sections: it blends popular culture with philosophy - something rarely seen in a genre which tends to rehash interpretations of old-time philosophers - and here also blends in a dose of fantasy in its survey of the idea of the 5/5(5).

Read this book on Questia. Nineteen philosophers sink their teeth into the juicy topic of the Undead and discuss some of the major movie treaments of zombies, vampires, and other types of living Bram Stoker coined the term, the undead have stalked the human imagination for eons, appearing in the myths and legends of nearly all cultures.

For a reader like me, with some knowledge in philosophy and a lot more in undead pop culture, this is of huge importance, as failure in either category immediately knocks the book down a notch.

Simplifying the classic philosophical theories to a comprehensible level is a challenge in itself, and again one which the book clears. Richard Greene - - Southwest Philosophy Review 23 (1) Why the Dead Choose Death.

Richard Greene - - In Richard Greene & Rachel Robison Cited by: 4. "Undead Philosophy " is an urban fantasy short story that was first published in The December Lights Project.

Smashwords – Undead Philosophy – a book by Stephanie Burgis Search. Read "Undead Philosophy " by Stephanie Burgis available from Rakuten Kobo. Eighteen-year-old Amanda has finally escaped her unconventional upbringing in northern Michigan to go to college.

All sh /5. The Penguin Book of the Undead teems with roving hordes of dead warriors, corpses trailed by packs of barking dogs, moaning phantoms haunting deserted ruins, evil spirits emerging from burning carcasses in the form of crows, and zombies with pestilential breath.

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Dean’s book tackles ethics in the world of the undead. Bryan Hall, Ph.D., dean of the College of Contemporary Liberal Studies, has united zombies and philosophy in one of academia’s most unlikely marriages. Hall’s new book “An Ethical Guidebook to the Zombie Apocalypse: How to Keep Your Brain without Losing Your Heart,” which.

The chosen undead is not known by a special mark (all undead bear the darksign) nor by a special lineage nor by a special name nor by a special piece of equipment, but merely by being that undead who is able to make it to Lordran and ring the bells. This essence is in no way prior to the player-character’s existence.

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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Zombies, Vampires, and Philosophy: New Life for the Undead/5(9). The academy and pop culture alike recognize the great symbolic and teaching value of the undead, whether vampires, zombies, or other undead or living-dead creatures.

This has been explored variously from critiques of consumerism and racism, through explorations of gender and sexuality, to consideration of the breakdown of the nuclear family.Since 's Night of the Living Dead, zombie culture has steadily limped and clawed its way into the center of popularzombies and vampires have taken over TV shows, comic books, cartoons, video games, and movies.

Zombies, Vampires, and Philosophy drags the theories of famous philosophers like Socrates and Descartes into the territory of the undead, exploring questions like 4/5(4).Zombies, Vampires, and Philosophy replaces The Undead and Philosophy, which is now out of print.

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