Tattoos - Philosophy for Everyone: I Ink, Therefore I Am

Tattoos - Philosophy for Everyone: I Ink, Therefore I Am

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by Robert Arp
     
 

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Covering philosophical issues ranging from tattooed religious symbols to a feminist aesthetics of tattoo, Tattoos and Philosophy offers an enthusiastic analysis of inking that will lead readers to consider the nature of the tattooing arts in a new and profound way.

  • Contains chapters written by philosophers (most all with tattoos themselves),

Overview

Covering philosophical issues ranging from tattooed religious symbols to a feminist aesthetics of tattoo, Tattoos and Philosophy offers an enthusiastic analysis of inking that will lead readers to consider the nature of the tattooing arts in a new and profound way.

  • Contains chapters written by philosophers (most all with tattoos themselves), tattoo artists, and tattoo enthusiasts that touch upon many areas in Western and Eastern philosophy
  • Enlightens people to the nature of tattoos and the tattooing arts, leading readers to think deeply about tattoos in new ways
  • Offers thoughtful and humorous insights that make philosophical ideas accessible to the non-philosopher

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Review from The Scotman 8 June 2012

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470672068
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/08/2012
Series:
Philosophy for Everyone Series, #50
Pages:
296
Sales rank:
1,130,998
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

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It's about time tattoos got a philosophical treatment like this!

Michelle "Bombshell" McGee

Meet the Author

Robert Arp is a philosopher and ontologist who has taught at numerous colleges and universities.  He is the author of Scenario Visualization: An Evolutionary Account of Creative Problem Solving (2008) and a co-author of Critical Thinking: An Introduction to Reasoning Well (2011), What’s Good on TV: Understanding Ethics through Television (Wiley-Blackwell, 2011), and Philosophy DeMYSTiFieD (2011); in addition, he is editor of South Park and Philosophy: You Know, I Learned Something Today (Wiley-Blackwell, 2006).

Series Editor

Fritz Allhoff is an associate professor in the philosophy department at Western Michigan University, as well as a senior research fellow at the Australian National University’s Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics. In addition to editing the Philosophy for Everyone series, he is also the volume editor or co-editor for several titles, including Wine and Philosophy (Wiley-Blackwell, 2007), Whiskey and Philosophy (with Marcus P. Adams, Wiley, 2009), and Food and Philosophy (with Dave Monroe, Wiley-Blackwell, 2007) His academic research interests engage various facets of applied ethics, ethical theory, and the history and philosophy of science.

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Tattoos - Philosophy for Everyone: I Ink, Therefore I Am 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
((I figured out the name finally))