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In "Doctor Who and Philosophy," a team of mostly human philosophers (who are also fans) looks at the deeper issues raised by the Doctor's mind-blowing adventures. They discuss, among other topics, the Doctor's philosophy of science, the ethics of a universe with millions of intelligent species, what makes one life-form more important than another, whether time travelers can change history, and how the "Doctor Who" TV show is changing the world we live in. The chapters draw freely on both the classic series
A philosophical look at the movie "Inception" and its brilliant metaphysical puzzles 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
Ancient Greek Philosophy: From the Presocratics to the Hellenistic Philosophers presents a comprehensive introduction to the philosophers and philosophical traditions that developed in ancient Greece from 585 BC to 529 AD. Provides coverage of the Presocratics through the Hellenistic philosophers Moves beyond traditional textbooks that conclude with Aristotle A uniquely balanced organization of exposition, choice excerpts and commentary, informed by classroom feedback Contextual commentary traces the
Buy Why Businessmen Need Philosophy by Debi Ghate in Paperback - Revised Ed. for the low price of 12.69. Find this product in Philosophy > Essays, Business Ethics.
Jason P. Blahuta, William Irwin (Editor), Michel S. Beaulieu (Editor),Paperback - Original, Edition: 1,Series: Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series 12, English-language edition,Pub by Wiley
Understand yoga theory to deeper levels through practice on the mat with, The Inner Tradition of Yoga by Michael Stone. This invaluable book is a great resource to follow a healthy lifestyle..Author Name: Michael Stone.Publisher: Shambhala .Publishing Date: August 2, 2008.Language: English.ISBN - 0: 590305698.ISBN - 3: 978- 590305690.Edition: .The Inner Tradition of Yoga by Michael Stone - Follow a healthy lifestyle
Since Theodor Geisel published his first children's book in 1937 under the pseudonym Dr. Seuss, children and adults alike have been captivated by the charming and laconic tales of whimsical characters and imaginative worlds. But Dr. Seuss' stories are more than just catchy poems; they often wrestle with serious philosophical and moral dilemmas, whether it is Horton discovering the very essence of life or the Lorax teaching us about morality. Dr. Seuss and Philosophy explores philosophical concepts such as
The first look at the philosophy behind the Green Lantern comics-timed for the release of the "Green Lantern" movie in June 2011 The most recent Green Lantern series-"Blackest Night"-propelled GL to be the top-selling comic series for more than a year, the latest twist in seven decades of Green Lantern adventures. This book sheds light on the deep philosophical issues that emerge from the Green Lantern Corps's stories and characters, from what Plato's tale of the Ring of Gyges tells us about the Green
Conceived originally as a serious presentation of the development of philosophy for Catholic seminary students, Frederick Copleston's nine-volume A History Of Philosophy has journeyed far beyond the modest purpose of its author to universal acclaimas the best history of philosophy in English. Copleston, an Oxford Jesuit of immense erudition who once tangled with A.J. Ayer in a fabled debate about the existence of God and the possibility of metaphysics, knew that seminary students were fed a woefully
Inspire animated discussions of questions that concern kids—and all of us—with this innovative, interactive book. Open your students' minds to the wonders of philosophy.Allow them to grapple with the questions philosophers have discussed since the ancient Greeks. Questions include: "Who are your friends?," "Can computers think?," "Can something logical not make sense?," and "Can you think about nothing?" Young minds will find these questions to be both entertaining and informative. If you
Conceived originally as a serious presentation of the development of philosophy for Catholic seminary students, Frederick Copleston's nine-volume A History Of Philosophy has journeyed far beyond the modest purpose of its author to universal acclaim as the best history of philosophy in English. Copleston, an Oxford Jesuit of immense erudition who once tangled with A.J. Ayer in a fabled debate about the exiatenceof God and the possibility of metaphysics, knew that seminary students were fed a woefully
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An engaging look at the philosophical underpinnings of Earth's Mightiest Heroes 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. Arms you with new insights into the characters and themes of The Avengers Deepens your appreciation both of The Avengers comics and the Joss
An eminent public figure under the Gothic emperor Theodoric, Boethius was also an exceptional Greek scholar, and it was to the Greek philosophers that he turned when he fell from favor and was imprisoned in Pavia. Written in the period leading up to his brutal execution, The Consolation of Philosophy is a dialogue of alternating prose and verse between the ailing prisoner and his "nurse", Philosophy, whose instruction on the nature of fortune and happiness, good and evil, fate and free will, restore his
Discover how great philosophers can help you live a more purposeful and peaceful life. This inspiring new book from the bestselling author of "Little Big Minds" reveals how the heartbeats of philosophy- clear thinking, quiet reflection, and good conversation- are essential ingredients in a well-lived life. Full of great discussion ideas and activities you can do with a group, "How Philosophy Can Save Your Life" is framed around ten "big ideas"-themes that, according to McCarty, are necessary to grasp if one
An inspired gathering of religious writings that reveals the "divine reality" common to all faiths, collected by Aldous Huxley "The Perennial Philosophy," Aldous Huxley writes, "may be found among the traditional lore of peoples in every region of the world, and in its fully developed forms it has a place in every one of the higher religions." With great wit and stunning intellect—drawing on a diverse array of faiths, including Zen Buddhism, Hinduism, Taoism, Christian mysticism, and Islam—Huxley examines
What is love? Is lying always wrong? Is beauty a matter of fact, or a matter of taste? What is discrimination?The answers to these questions, and more, are examined in Philosophy for Teens: Questioning Life's Big Ideas, an in-depth, teenager-friendly look at the philosophy behind everyday issues. The authors examine some of life's biggest topics, such as & #58 ;lying ,cheating ,love ,beauty ,the role of government,hate, andprejudice.Both sides of the debates are covered on every issue, with information
Using innovative graphics and creative typography to help demystify hard-to-grasp concepts for those new to philosophy, The Philosophy Book cuts through the haze of misunderstanding, untangles knotty theories, and sheds light on abstract concepts. Aimed at anyone with a general interest in how our social, political, and ethical ideas are formed, as well as students of philosophy and politics, The Philosophy Book breathes new life to a subject that is often regarded as esoteric and academic.
Physics and Philosophy by Werner Heisenberg discusses the core concepts of modern physics. The book helps readers to discover the theory and application of contemporary physics..Author Name: Werner Heisenberg .Publisher : Harper Perennial Modern Classics.Publishing Date: May 08, 2007.ISBN - 0: 006 209 98.ISBN - 3: 978-006 209 92.Physics and Philosophy by Werner Heisenberg - Discusses the core concepts of modern physics
The first look at the philosophy behind Stephenie Meyer's bestselling Twilight series Bella and Edward, and their family and friends, have faced countless dangers and philosophical dilemmas in Stephenie Meyer's Twilight novels. This book is the first to explore them, drawing on the wisdom of philosophical heavyweights to answer essential questions such as: What do the struggles of vegetarian vampires who control their biological urge for human blood say about free will? Are vampires morally absolved if they
Buy Iron Man and Philosophy by Mark D. White in Paperback for the low price of 12.92. Find this product in Performing Arts > Film & Video - History & Criticism, History & Surveys - Modern.
"A philosophical exploration of Suzanne Collins's New York Times bestselling series, just in time for the release of The Hunger Games movie Katniss Everdeen is ""the girl who was on fire,"" but she is also the girl who made us think, dream, question authority, and rebel. The post-apocalyptic world of Panem's twelve districts is a divided society on the brink of war and struggling to survive, while the Capitol lives in the lap of luxury and pure contentment. At every turn in the Hunger Games trilogy,
Free Delivery Worldwide : The "Matrix" and Philosophy : Paperback : Open Court Publishing Co ,U.S. : 9780812695021 : 081269502X : 01 Sep 2002 : The cult sci-fi movie, "The Matrix", presented a fake world made of nothing but perceptions. This text contains 20 essays on philosophical problems raised by the film, which focus on the issue, "Can we be sure the world is really there, and if not, what should we do about it?".
JOHN WILEY & SONS INC Black Sabbath & Philosophy" Book gives a deeper understanding of Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler. Book explains about the problem of evil, war pigs and the nature of just war theory..Age group and grade: Ages 5+ years.Language: English.Title: "Black Sabbath and Philosophy: Mastering Reality".Author: William Irwin.Subject: Music.Format: Paperback.Number of pages: 224.Publisher: Wiley.Publication date: 0/23/20 2, edition: st.Size: 8.9"H x 6"W x 0.3"D.Audience: Professional.Gives