Harry Potter has put a spell on millions of readers, and they all want to find out more about the deeper meaning of his adventures. In Harry Potter and Philosophy. Harry Potter has put a spell on millions of readers, and they all want to find out more about the deeper meaning of his adventures. In Harry. Read the full-text online edition of Harry Potter and Philosophy: If Aristotle Ran Hogwarts ().

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One person found this helpful. Ships from philosophj sold by Amazon. Popular Culture and Philosophy 1 – 10 of books. Jun 09, Jacob Sabin rated it liked it. It was an interesting read but a few of the essays ended up feeling slower than nessisary, to the point I skipped the rest of the single essay. We have no more of a moral duty to prevent house-elf slavery than we do a duty to see that no one poter dies of heat exhaustion, or gets the flu.

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East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. The structure of the articles into different houses based off hlgwarts theme the article takes is very good because you could easily go back and find the specific article you found interesting. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Feminism and Equal Opportunity: I read this back in my Harry Potter Days. I rarely felt lost or confused when reading the essays. Patterson This had the potential to be a good essay, but the problem is that there is not nearly enough philosophical evidence to back up claims and this essay doesn’t, in my opinion, belong in a philosophy text.


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At the same time, I didn’t feel that there was enough space to fully get into the philosophical concepts – though, that might render the book less introductory. Couldn’t put it down!

According to philospphy endnotes, the authors in this collection are professors and graduate students. He has published many scholarly articles on ethics and philosophy of religion.

He is the coauthor of Good God: Another problem that many of my classmates found was that the authors were not well informed of the things that previous expects ha This book sucks. Popular Culture and Philosophy Book 9 Paperback: Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. As with any collection of essays, there was a range of good and Hermione and the Women. So we deal with Harry Potter and courage, the Dursleys poter self-deception, the variations of friendships shown in the books Harry, Ron, and Hermione versus Draco, Crabbe, and Goyleand feminism.

A couple were fairly simplistic.

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Not only did I want to see the last two novels published after this volume came out, in incorporated into its essayists’ analysis but I also was seeing that doing so would clearly work. It exposes people who hogwrats never go to college to study Philosophy to ideas that may be the foundation of the world. Don’t let the Harry Potter theme fool you.


It felt a bit like: A book arixtotle this — in the line of the similarly engaging The Simpsons and Philosophy and The Matrix and Philosophy — is clearly earning laurels when its reader’s main complaint is that it doesn’t cover all seven of the Potter books.

Oh, and the title was never fully realized or explored.

All of the essays referenced philosophers from throughout history and sparked my interest in some of their writings. It gave me a clearer understanding of many ideas in philosophy as well as a clearer understanding of Harry Potter. Other important plot devices and character developments, like the introduction of the idea of Horcruxes or Dumbledore’s backstory, also would’ve added interest to some of the essays. Read more Read less. The Morality and Psychology of Self-Deception – Diana Mertz Hsieh This is a very strong essay that has a great array of examples from both philosophy and Harry Potter to back it her claims.