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Doctor Who and philosophy : bigger on the inside

Author: Courtland Lewis; Paula J Smithka
Publisher: Chicago : Open Court, ©2010.
Series: Popular culture and philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of essays that explore the philosophical themes and implications of television's Doctor Who series, discussing personal identity, time, ethics, existence, aesthetics, and other topics.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Courtland Lewis; Paula J Smithka
ISBN: 9780812696882 0812696883
OCLC Number: 617591926
Description: xviii, 429 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: We've been abducted by the Doctor, and we love it! / Courtland Lewis and Paula Smithka --
I'm the Doctor. Who? Personal identity and the Doctor --
Wibbly-wobbly, timey-wimey ... stuff : the science, logic and other really cool stuff of Doctor Who --
It's a different morality; get used to it, or go home! : the ethics of Doctor Who --
Human beings, you're amazing; apart from that, you're completely mad : what the doctor teaches us about existence --
Brilliant! Fantastic! Molto bene! : aesthetics in Doctor Who --
Lots of places have a North! : human and Time Lord culture --
Would you like a jelly-baby? : words of wisdom from Doctor Who --
The what, when, and who of Doctor Who episode and companion list.
Series Title: Popular culture and philosophy.
Responsibility: edited by Courtland Lewis and Paula Smithka.

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Famous throughout the world, the "Doctor Who" series is the longest-running sci-fi TV show in history. This title covers such topics as: the Doctor's philosophy of science, the ethics of a universe  Read more...

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"Opening this book is like opening the door to the TARDIS: we get to spend time with our favorite incarnations of the Doctor whether the First, the Fourth, the Eleventh, or Doctor-Donna, and ponder Read more...

 
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