Friday the 13th: Shake off the Superstition with a Halloween Giveaway!

We can’t think of a more appropriate day than the unluckiest day of the year to kick off our spooktacular Halloween giveaway! If you’re feeling brave, help us celebrate the spooky season by entering to win six spine-tingling classics from Wiley Blackwell’s Humanities collection, including: Supernatural and Philosophy Monsters and Mad Scientists: A Cultural History…

LEGOs, Impermanence, and Buddhism

LEGOs, Impermanence, and Buddhism* by David Kahn   Thousands of years before the advent of LEGO, Tibetan Buddhist monks were mastering the MOC (My Own Creation). Mandalas are an ancient, sacred form of Buddhist art. They are similar to LEGO in being colorful, imaginative displays of creativity, but the multi-colored plastic pieces are replaced with…

Review of Lego and Philosophy

Review of Lego and Philosophy All in all, it’s not just another brick in the toy chest. At least that’s the conclusion you might reach after reading a new book coedited by University of Minnesota philosophy professor Roy T. Cook titled “LEGO and Philosophy: Constructing Reality Brick by Brick.” Cook and co-editor Sondra Bacharach, a…

Review of Wonder Woman and Philosophy

  Matthew Westfox I was excited to read Wonder Woman and Philosophy: The Amazonian Mystique because it promised the chance to dive neck deep into that conversations. It did not disappoint. It is fitting for a character who has spoken in so many different voices over the years, that this book is a collection of essays by…