The Expanse and Philosophy: Available for Pre-order

Enter The Expanse to explore questions of the meaning of human life, the concept of justice, and the nature of humanity, featuring a foreword from author James S.A. Corey   The Expanse and Philosophy investigates the philosophical universe of the critically acclaimed television show and Hugo Award-winning series of novels. Original essays by a diverse international panel of experts illuminate how essential philosophical concepts relate to the meticulously crafted world of The Expanse, engaging with topics such as…

Call for Abstracts: Mad Max and Philosophy 

Call for Abstracts Mad Max and Philosophy  Edited by David Koepsell and Matt Meyer The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series  Please circulate and post widely.  Apologies for cross posting.  To propose ideas for future volumes in the Blackwell series please contact the Series Editor, William Irwin, at williamirwin@kings.edu  Abstracts and subsequent essays should be philosophically substantial…

Call for Abstracts: Star Wars and Philosophy Strikes Back

Call for Abstracts  Star Wars and Philosophy Strikes Back  Edited by Kevin S. Decker and Jason T. Eberl   The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series  Please circulate and post widely.  Apologies for cross posting.  To propose ideas for future volumes in the Blackwell series please contact the Series Editor, William Irwin, at williamirwin@kings.edu  Abstracts and subsequent essays…

Call for Abstracts: The Expanse and Philosophy

Call for Abstracts The Expanse and Philosophy Edited by Jeffery Nicholas With a foreword by the creator, James S.A. Corey The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series Abstracts and subsequent essays should be philosophically substantial but accessible, written to engage the intelligent lay reader. Contributors of accepted essays will receive an honorarium. We are looking…

Black Mirror and Philosophy

Enacting Reflection Through Sci-fi

Enacting Reflection Through Sci-fi Black Mirror & Philosophy Sergio Urueña Editor’s Note: In the following, Sergio Urueña outlines how some Black Mirror stories—the ones that seem to have a certain dose of reality wrapped in halos of fantasy—not only tell something about our social realities but could also shape reality itself. Science Fiction & Philosophy How…

Black Mirror and Philosophy

Philosophy in Film

  PHILOSOPHY IN FILM Leander P. Marquez Editor’s note: Black Mirror and Philosophy: Dark Reflections treats Black Mirror as a work of philosophy—as if it each episode is trying to raise a philosophical question or make a philosophical point. In the following piece, Leander Marquez (who helped the editor write the introduction to Black Mirror…