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Seinfeld and Philosophy

A Book about Everything and Nothing

by Irwin, William.

  • 327 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Open Court .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Film & television screenplays,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • History Of Philosophy,
  • Television Plays And Programs,
  • Philosophy,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • English,
  • Movie/Tv Tie-Ins,
  • USA,
  • Seinfeld (Television program),
  • General,
  • Television - General,
  • Philosophy / Modern,
  • Miscellanea

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8019033M
    ISBN 100812694090
    ISBN 109780812694093

    The book, in its third printing, has made the often-misunderstood field of philosophy more user-friendly. College kids who grew up with "Seinfeld" love it. It's used as a text in one California. Get this from a library! Seinfeld and philosophy: a book about everything and nothing. [William Irwin;] -- An introduction to philosophy through the lens of "Seinfeld" asks, "Is it rational for George to do the opposite?" and "Is there really anything wrong with that?" and other important topics.

    Seinfeld and Philosophy also provides a guide to Seinfeld episodes and a chronological list of the philosophers cited in this book. If the item details above aren’t accurate or Price: $ Designed for philosophers as well as readers with no particular philosophical background, the essays in this lively book are grouped into four amusing acts., ISBN Buy the Seinfeld and Philosophy: A Book about Everything and Nothing ebook.

    Seinfeld and Philosophy: A Book about Everything and Nothing (Popular Culture and Philosophy 1) eBook: William Irwin: : Kindle Store. Seinfeld and Philosophy also provides a guide to Seinfeld episodes and a chronological list of the philosophers cited in this book. Our retail locations are temporarily closed. While we remain open online, you may experience shipping delays.


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Seinfeld and Philosophy is both an enlightening look at the most popular sitcom of the decade and an entertaining introduction to philosophy via Seinfeld's plots and characters. These fourteen essays, which explore the ideas of Plato, Aristotle, Lao-Tzu, Heidegger, Kant, Marx, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Sartre, and Wittgenstein, will show readers.

Seinfeld and Philosophy In his recent book, Seinfeld and Philosophy, Dr. William Irwin cleverly pieces together a collection of articles showing the similarities between the sitcom Seinfeld and philosophy.

Seinfeld and Philosophy book impressive volume sets forth a new way of looking at this all around funny show; it is not only amusing but also informative. Seinfeld and Philosophy by William Irwin,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().

Review: Seinfeld and Philosophy: A Book about Everything and Nothing (Popular Culture and Philosophy #1) User Review - Carlos Rodarte - Goodreads. This has to be one of my favorite books probably helps that Seinfeld is one of my favorite shows. While reading light versions of deep philosophical issues, I find myself literally laughing out 5/5(1).

A Great book on Seinfeld and Philosophy. The authors of this book wrote several essays abut Seinfeld including the characters of Jerry, George, Elaine and Kramer even Newman and other cast members comparing them and their lives to the lives and ethics of famous philosophers as well as looking into many episodes of Seinfeld/5(32).

Seinfeld and Philosophy: A Book about Everything and Nothing (Popular Culture and Philosophy series) by William Irwin. Designed for philosophers as well as readers with no particular philosophical background, the essays in this lively book are grouped into four amusing acts.

Act One looks at the four Seinfeld characters through a philosophical. This book attests to the profundity of Seinfeld, how it is an appropriate vehicle for teaching a philosphical analysis explaining why the Seinfeld characters never grow up, find meaning, and discover wisdom, all the while holding a mirror to our own society and being loveable and endearing at the same time.5/5(5).

Read "Seinfeld and Philosophy A Book about Everything and Nothing" by William Irwin available from Rakuten Kobo. Designed for philosophers as well as readers with no particular philosophical background, the essays in this lively book Brand: Open Court. Book Description Open Court 8/20/, Paperback or Softback.

Condition: New. Seinfeld and Philosophy. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller/5(). The writing, editing, and other miscellaneous tasks involved in assembling Seinfeld and Philosophy: A Book about Everything and Nothing were a terrific and unparalleled experience.

Each of the contributors was a consummate professional, working hard, paying diligent attention to details, and keeping a sense of humor throughout. Seinfeld and Philosophy is a book with an interesting premise: it examines various philosophical issues raised by the phenomenally popular sitcom Seinfeld.

The conceit is to examine the show that examined the minutia, the trivia of everyday life and to analyze certain aspects of the show from a philosophical standpoint/5(47). What is good about Seinfeld and Philosophy [A Book about Everything and Nothing] (). At the top of the list I would suggest that it kindly reminded me of how good Seinfeld () was when it worked.

There were a few essays that did a good job of encapsulating the ideas behind very complex philosophical concepts. When professor William Irwin assembled a book of essays called Seinfeld and Philosophy inthe book’s release garnered a media reaction ranging from dubious to hostile.

And Act Four, Is There Anything Wrong with That?, discusses ethical problems of everyday life using Seinfeld as a basis. Seinfeld and Philosophy also provides a guide to Seinfeld episodes and a chronological list of the philosophers cited in this book.4/5(3). Seinfeld is an American sitcom television series created by Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld for a comedian rising in popularity in the late eighties, Seinfeld was presented with an opportunity to create a show with NBC.

Seinfeld asked fellow comedian and friend Larry David to help create a premise for a sitcom. The show stars Seinfeld as a fictionalized version of Created by: Larry David, Jerry Seinfeld.

Seinfeld and Philosophy: A Book About Everything and Nothing. Chicago: Open Court. Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide) Irwin, William,Seinfeld and Philosophy: A Book About Everything and Nothing.

Chicago: Open Court, MLA Citation (style guide) Irwin, William. Seinfeld and Philosophy: A Book About Everything and. The Secret of Seinfeld’s Humor Jorge J.E. Gracia on the Significance of the Insignificant. One of the most paradoxical features of the Seinfeld phenomenon is the extraordinary popularity of the TV series, particularly with younger Americans, in the face of the insignificance of the topics around which the show revolves.Seinfeld and Philosophy: A Book about Everything and Nothing by William Irwin.

Overview - A giddy, humorous introduction to philosophy through the lens of "Seinfeld" asks, is it rational for George to do the opposite? and is there really anything wrong Brand: Open Court.

William Irwin, 29, is a Cuban cigar aficionado, puffy-shirt owner and assistant professor of philosophy at King's College in Pennsylvania who edited "Seinfeld and Philosophy: A .