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The Sopranos and Philosophy: I Kill Therefore I Am

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This collection of essays by philosophers who are also fans does a deep probe of the Sopranos, analyzing the adventures and personalities of Tony, Carmella, Livia, and the rest of television's most irresistible mafia family for their metaphysical, epistemological, value theory, eastern philosophical, and contemporary postmodern possibilities. No prior philosophical qualificationsor mob connections are required to enjoy these musings, which are presented with the same vibrancy and wit that have made the show such...
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This collection of essays by philosophers who are also fans does a deep probe of the Sopranos, analyzing the adventures and personalities of Tony, Carmella, Livia, and the rest of television's most irresistible mafia family for their metaphysical, epistemological, value theory, eastern philosophical, and contemporary postmodern possibilities. No prior philosophical qualificationsor mob connections are required to enjoy these musings, which are presented with the same vibrancy and wit that have made the show such a hit.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780812695588
  • Publisher: Open Court Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 4/9/2004
  • Series: Popular Culture and Philosophy Series
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 1,017,296
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 14, 2004

    An informative survey of ethical judgment and philosophy

    Philosophers who are fans of the popular television series 'Sopranos' would seem an odd mix, but Sopranos And Philosophy: I Kill Therefore I Am provides an essay collection, compiled and edited by Richard Greene and Peter Vernezze, which probes not only the show and the personalities of its actors, but the underlying philosophy and attraction of the mafia family. Sopranos and Philosophy is an intriguing and informative survey of ethical judgment and philosophy.

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