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…

Damon Salvatore: The Ultimate Vampire

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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

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