I quickly reached for this one at the bookstore when I saw the great Hugh Laurie as the great Dr. Time, Essence, and Eternal Recurrence in Seinfeld. The language is accessible, and overall the book goes by very quickly once you begin. McMahon writing on Sartre, David Goldblatt writing on Nietzsche, and Mark R. This latest book in the popular Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture series peers into Moore's deeply philosophical work to parse and deconstruct the ethical issues raised by Watchmen's costumed adventurers, their actions, and their world. In conclusion, I recommend this book to anyone interested in philosophy, communist or capitalist, nihilist or theist because it will like any good philosophy book, leave you with questions instead of biased answers based on preexisting opinion.
The essays, as well as the television show, also explore the ethical side of the medical field, such as medical paternalism—that is, the right of the patient to choose the treatment they want versus having doctors decide for them; utilitarianism, the philosophy that the ends justify the means; and the balance of sufficiently caring for patients without getting too emotionally involved. Love: The Only Risk House Can't Take Sara Protasi. Clearly a flawed theory and one which House would never pass. The various articles in the book attempt to frame House in terms of some philosophical model or as representing some philosophical system. Seinfeld and Philosophy also provides a guide to Seinfeld episodes and a chronological list of the philosophers cited in this book.
Designed by Whedon as a multilevel story with most of its meanings deeply buried in heaps of heavy irony, Buffy the Vampire Slayer has replaced The X-Files as the show that explains to Americans the nature of the powerful forces of evil continually threatening to surge into our world of everyday decency and overwhelm it. He has published articles primarily on the philosophyof mind and was a contributor to South Park and Philosophy 978-1-4051-6160-2. وبعضها كان أقل من المتوسط يعيد فيما يشرح ويشرح فيما يعيد , ولكنه يظل كتاب فى غاية البساطة لمحبى التفكير بيمر بسلاسة على سارتر ونيتشه وستيورات ميل ويبسط بعض فلسفتهم عن طريق اشتقاق الحوارات من الشخصيات بين المسلسل , كانت طريقة أكثر من لطيفة لتعاطى الفلسفة. رغم انى طالعت الكتاب باللغة الانجليزية ,ارتأيت الافضل تدوين رأيى بالعربية لعل وعسى ادفع بعض من بنى لغتى ليجدو فيه المتعة ولا ترعبهم قراءة الفلسفة بلغة أخرى. The Sound of One House Clapping: Rude Diagnostician as Zen Rhetorician Jeffrey C.
I thought this was an ok collection of essays. Are we really just selfish, base animals crawling across Earth in a meaningless existence? Wilson, his only friend the Watson to his Holmes , one essay claims that the two are morally equal and therefore are very compatible friends. I find the use of popular culture to illuminate philosophical issues fascinating and, pop addict that I am, mesmerizing. Contributors: Princeton-Plainsboro Teaching Hospital Staff. Is House a master of Eastern philosophy or just plain rude? This is a strange notion for me because I often think of the tendency of the species of homo sapiens as a whole rather than the tendencies of groups of us.
There is something about this character, as much as he alternately repulses and attracts us, that makes us unable to look away, almost as though we've driven by a car accident. La verdad por lo único que lo decidí leer es porque trata so re Dr. Some slip into philosophical pretentiousness, as with the Unity theory whereby no one can be virtuous if they're not virtuous on all counts. The character is simply that powerful. Was Carroll under the influence? One weakness is that the authors of the different chapters must not have compared notes, since they reference the same handful of episodes and explain what happened in them again and again and again.
He has published articles primarily on the philosophy of mind and was a contributor to South Park and Philosophy 978-1-4051-6160-2. اجد من الصعب جدا الاعتقاد ان اى شخص بيدرس الطب ع مستوى العالم ولم يتابع هاوس مرة بعد الأخرى. And the essays on Nietzsche and Sartre were good for a quick read. Gregory House and his medical team. The first few articles in this collection and the final one are very good. How can a rude diagnostician also be a Zen rhetorician? It seems as though a stronger editor could have better controlled introduction of those topics and excised the repetitive content of multiple essays. The reader, much like J.
He has coedited The Simpsons and Philosophy and edited Seinfeld and Philosophy, The Matrix and Philosophy, and Metallica and Philosophy. He has published articles primarily on the philosophy of mind and was a contributor to South Park and Philosophy 978-1-4051-6160-2. House and the Virtue of Eccentricity John R. A Prescription for Friendship Sara Waller. Award winning author Mickey Z. The idea of the ethics of doctor to patient interaction and the way house isolates himself from this interaction has always been, to me, the most intriguing part about the show.
There are some other gems, too, like a discussion of love vis-a-vis House and relevant to every person on planet Earth. In the tradition of the classic horror films Buffy the Vampire Slayer addresses ethical issues that have long fascinated audiences. The Logic of Guesswork in Sherlock Holmes and House, M. They are under my care. Are we really just selfish, base animals crawling across Earth in a meaningless existence? House and Philosophy An unauthorized look at the philosophical issues raised by one of today's most popular television shows: House House is one of the top three television dramas on the air, pulling in more than 19 million viewers for each episode.