Ethics of Care through BTS’s Lyricism

Ethics of Care through BTS’s Lyricism Courtney Lazore Over the last several years, BTS, the seven-member pop ensemble from South Korea, has achieved unprecedented success on the global pop scene. ARMY, the group’s fandom, has a lot to be proud of: several Grammy nominations, multiple chart-topping albums, and a history of sold-out stadiums, among other…

Abandon Hope All Ye Who Enter Here – Why is the Grim Darkness of the Far Future so Interesting?

Abandon Hope All Ye Who Enter Here – Why is the Grim Darkness of the Far Future so Interesting? (Warhammer 40K and Philosophy) Thomas Arnold There is a meme about going to your favourite fictional universe. Star Wars? “Exciting! Jedis and Wookies!” Star Trek? “Interesting! A peaceful confederation, exploring things and pondering ethical questions.” Warhammer…

Just Published: Dune and Philosophy

Explore the universe of Frank Herbert’s Dune in all its philosophical richness “He who controls the spice controls the universe.” Frank Herbert’s Dune saga is the epic story of Paul, son of Duke Leto Atreides, and heir to the massive fortune promised by the desert planet Arrakis and its vast reservoirs of a drug called “spice.” To…

The Witcher and Philosophy: Call for Abstracts   

The Witcher and Philosophy  Call for Abstracts  Edited by Matthew Brake and Kevin S. Decker  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  The Witcher series of books by Andrzej Sapkowski…

Doctor Strange and Professor Hegel in the Multiverse of Madness

Doctor Strange and Professor Hegel in the Multiverse of Madness By Elliot Dolan-Evans SPOILER ALERT: The following article contains plot spoilers for the blockbuster superhero production, The Science of Logic by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, so you’ve been duly warned… Cinemagoers have welcomed the long-awaited release of the 28th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe,…

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom The Story of (Fossil) Dinosaurs Who Walked into an Auction Room By Victor Monnin At the end of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018), genetically-engineered dinosaurs are being sold to an evil consortium of arms dealers and military leaders during a secret auction. In their attempt to stop the sale, the three…