andphilosophy.com – 2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 43,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 16 sold-out performances for that many…


The Philosophy and Pop Culture ‘Top 10’: True Detective, Burning Man, Mickey Mouse, 24, Minecraft and more

It’s been 6 months since we relaunched ANDPHILOSOPHY and as a little half-birthday treat, we’ve collected here the 10 most popular posts since launch. Happy reading. And remember there are plenty of ways for you to get involved.   1. True Detective and Philosophy: The Light Is Winning 2. Burning Man and Philosophy: Love in the…


Status Anxiety in a Town called Neptune

The sassy private investigator of the critically acclaimed Veronica Mars series gets the philosophical treatment – just published! Click the link below to read a free chapter from Veronica Mars and Philosophy: Investigating the Mysteries of Life (Which is a Bitch Until You Die). Read a FREE CHAPTER  Read More


Philosophy and Pop Culture – want to get involved?

Propose? Would you like to propose an idea for a future volume in the Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture series? If so please contact the Series Editor, William Irwin. Contribute? Would you like to contribute an essay to a future volume? We are currently accepting abstracts for the topics listed below. Please email your abstract to…


Get your FREE e-book: The Best of Philosophy and Pop Culture!

Get It For Kindle Get It For iPad/iPhone/iPod Get It For Nook Get It For Kobo Explore the philosophical depths of Batman, Superman, Captain America, and your other favorite superheroes — FOR FREE! . Behind the cool costumes, special powers, and unflagging determination to fight evil you’ll find fascinating philosophical questions and concerns deep in…

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Letter from the Series Editor

Philosophy is everywhere. You can find it at work behind the scenes in Hollywood movies and TV shows, between the lines of graphic novels, and in song lyrics and video game plots. It’s not just about the ancient Greeks and bearded professors. Philosophy is all around you and that includes pop culture. Our goal with…