By William Irwin
Designed for philosophers in addition to readers without specific philosophical heritage, the essays during this full of life ebook are grouped into 4 fun acts. Act One seems to be on the 4 Seinfeld characters via a philosophical lens and comprises Jerry and Socrates: The tested existence? Act examines ancient philosophers from a Seinfeldian perspective and gives Plato or Nietzsche? Time, Essence, and everlasting Recurrence in Seinfeld. Act 3, premature Meditations through the Water Cooler, explores philosophical matters raised through the express, akin to, Is it rational for George to do the other? And Act 4, Is There something flawed with That?, discusses moral difficulties of way of life utilizing Seinfeld as a foundation. Seinfeld and Philosophy additionally presents a consultant to Seinfeld episodes and a chronological record of the philosophers mentioned during this booklet.
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