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Stranger Things & Philosophy

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  • Stranger Things & Philosophy 
    Title: Stranger Things & Philosophy
    Author: EWING JEFFREY A/WINTERS ANDREW M (EDS)
    Format: PAPERBACK
    Publication date: 10/09/2019
    Imprint: OPEN COURT
    Price: $32.99
    Publishing status: NOT YET PUBLISHED

    Stranger Things and Philosophy is an important book, the first of its kind to examine the fantastical world of this award-winning, widely beloved, phenomenal show with a philosophical lens. This is important precisely because the show rests so heavily on a complex and thought-provoking mythos based around secretive government experiments and a parallel dimension that darkly reflects readers' own. The series as a whole has asked more questions than it has delivered answers, and the chapters in this volume will explore these topics.

    From the deepest recesses of the Upside Down, its tunnels snaking beneath the local bookstores of Hawkins, Indiana and who knows where else, this collection of philosophical musings on the world of Stranger Things promises to enlighten readers. This volume considers many of the philosophically related ideas that that come up in the show such as: What are the moral implications of secret government projects? What is the nature of friendship? Does scientific research need to be concerned with ethics? What might it be like to experience the world from the perspective of the Mind Flayer? Is it possible to understand the metaphysics of the Upside Down?

    Series: Popular Culture and Philosophy
    ISBN: 9780812694703
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