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Seinfeld and Philosophy : a Book about Everything and Nothing.

Author: William Irwin
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Open Court, 1999.
Series: Popular culture and philosophy.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Designed for philosophers as well as readers with no particular philosophical background, the essays in this lively book are grouped into four amusing acts. Act One looks at the four Seinfeld characters through a philosophical lens and includes Jerry and Socrates: The Examined Life? Act Two examines historical philosophers from a Seinfeldian standpoint and offers Plato or Nietzsche? Time, Essence, and Eternal  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Irwin, William.
Seinfeld and Philosophy : A Book about Everything and Nothing.
Chicago, IL : Open Court, ©1999
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Irwin
ISBN: 9780812696950 0812696956
OCLC Number: 1050370369
Description: 1 online resource (198 pages).
Contents: Dedication --
Contents --
Preface --
Monologue --
Act 1 --
1 --
2 --
3 --
4 --
Act 2 --
5 --
6 --
7 --
8 --
Act 3 --
9 --
10 --
11 --
Act 4 --
12 --
13 --
14 --
Episode Guide --
A Chronology of Some Big-Time Philosophers --
Notes on the Script Writers --
Index of Everything.
Series Title: Popular culture and philosophy.

Abstract:

Designed for philosophers as well as readers with no particular philosophical background, the essays in this lively book are grouped into four amusing acts. Act One looks at the four Seinfeld characters through a philosophical lens and includes Jerry and Socrates: The Examined Life? Act Two examines historical philosophers from a Seinfeldian standpoint and offers Plato or Nietzsche? Time, Essence, and Eternal Recurrence in Seinfeld. Act Three, Untimely Meditations by the Water Cooler, explores philosophical issues raised by the show, such as, Is it rational for George to do the opposite?

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