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The Rolling Stones and Philosophy: It's Just a Thought Away
     

The Rolling Stones and Philosophy: It's Just a Thought Away

by Luke Dick (Editor), George A. Reisch (Editor)
 

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Asked whether he had found satisfaction, Mick Jagger replied: "financially dissatisfied, sexually satisfied, philosophically trying." In The Rolling Stones and Philosophy, twenty-one professional thinkers try looking for the Philosopher's Stones that's the nature of their game.

Are the Stones hedonists or epicureans? Why do rock'n' rollers and

Overview

Asked whether he had found satisfaction, Mick Jagger replied: "financially dissatisfied, sexually satisfied, philosophically trying." In The Rolling Stones and Philosophy, twenty-one professional thinkers try looking for the Philosopher's Stones that's the nature of their game.

Are the Stones hedonists or epicureans? Why do rock'n' rollers and neoconservatives despise each other? Were the boys at fault at Altamont? What artistic and ethical theories lie behind the competing worldviews of The Stones and The Beatles? How can Mick have sympathy for the Devil?

The Rolling Stones and Philosophy: It's Just a Thought Away. Sometimes you can get what you want.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812697582
Publisher:
Open Court Publishing Company
Publication date:
11/22/2011
Series:
Popular Culture and Philosophy
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
1,371,923
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.68(d)

Meet the Author


Luke Dick lives in New York City where he teaches philosophy and performs original music. He earlier lived and worked in Nashville and Oklahoma City.

George A. Reisch lives in Chicago and teaches philosophy at Northwestern University. He is the author of How the Cold War Transformed Philosophy of Science (2005), editor of Pink Floyd and Philosophy (2007), and co-editor of Radiohead and Philosophy (2009).

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