Lost and Philosophy

Lost and Philosophy : The Island Has its Reasons

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Sometimes it feels like you need a Ph.D. to follow the show. But you don't. You just need this book in which 21 philosophers explore the deep questions we all face as survivors on this planet: Does "everything happen for a reason"? Is torture ever justified? Who are the Others? How do we know we're not patients in Hurley's psych ward? What if the Dharma Initiative is experimenting on us? Desmond may not be able to save Charlie, but this book could save you.

A provocative study of the hit television show, Lost, currently in its third season and set to reach its climax in 2010Highlights the sense in which Lost is a genuinely philosophical showHelps fans understand and navigate some of Losts deeper meaningsConnects episodes and events in the show to core philosophical issues such as truth, identity, and moralityShows that its no accident that there are Lost characters names Locke, Rousseau, and Hume
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Product details

  • CD-Audio
  • 133.35 x 171.45 x 12.7mm
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged
  • 1522697624
  • 9781522697626

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