I Watch, Therefore I Am

by Gregory Bergman (Author), Peter Archer (Author)
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Let Gilligan's Island teach you about situational ethics.
Learn about epistemology from The Brady Bunch.
Explore Aristotle's Poetics by watching 24.

Television has grappled with a wide range of philosophical conundrums. According to the networks, it's the ultimate source of all knowledge in the universe! So why not look to the small screen for answers to all of humanity's dilemmas?

There's not a single issue discussed by the great thinkers of the past that hasn't been hashed out between commercials in shows like Mad Men and Leave It to Beaver. So fix yourself a snack, settle into the couch, grab the remote...and prepare to be enlightened.

Book Details

Publication Date
June 18, 2011
Publisher
Page count
256
ISBN
9781440527340
Paper ISBN
9781440512414
File size
2 MB