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Posted July 1, 2012
I picked up this book last week, and have since then read it twice. It's a tough book to put down, especially as a big Seinfeld fan. But, once you start reading and notice the similarities, and insights, that the book presents, then you really can't help but feel amazed. I don't see why certain people complain about this book; it's just like any other "X and Philosophy" book. It is directed towards the fan of the show, movie, or band. In other words, there is a certain audience for this book. If you are unhappy that you can't see the significance of this book than you can, as Elaine says, GET OUT!
However, you must take everything with a grain of salt. This book does portray a great analysis of what the show reflects philosophically, however you must remember that the creators of the show had no part in this. This is merely an interpretation, by fans that happen to be philosophical scholars, to show how the characters and themes of the show, which claims to be about nothing, actually contain something deeper than expected.
All in all, I don't feel wrong giving this book a 5 star review. It's something that I really enjoyed as both a Seinfeld fan, and philosophy undergrad student.