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Ultimate Lost and Philosophy Think Together, Die Alone

ISBN-10: 0470632291

ISBN-13: 9780470632291

Edition: 2nd 2011

Authors: William Irwin, Sharon Kaye

List price: $11.99
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Expanded and up-to-date-the ultimate guide that explores meaning and philosophy of all six seasons of LostLost is more than just a popular television show; it's a complex examination of meaningful philosophical questions. What does good versus evil mean on the island? Is it a coincidence that characters John Locke and Desmond David Hume are named after actual philosophers? What is the ethics of responsibility for Jack?An action-adventure story with more than a touch of the metaphysical, Lost forces viewers to ask difficult questions of themselves just as the story asks difficult questions of its characters. Ultimate Lost and Philosophy helps you explore the deeper meaning and philosophical questions hidden within every complex twist and turn in the historic show's entire six-season run. Includes every season of Lost, including 2010's final, highly anticipated season Connects events on the show to core philosophical issues such as truth, identity, and morality Explores a host of intriguing topics such as time travel, freedom, love, and lossFor fans of Lost who are interested in what the show reveals about ourselves and the human condition, Ultimate Lost and Philosophy is an entertaining, informative, and enlightening resource.
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Book details

List price: $11.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 10/22/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Sharon Kaye is professor of philosophy at John Carroll University and edited the original Lost and Philosophy.William Irwin is a professor of philosophy at King's College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. He originated the philosophy and popular culture genre of books as coeditor of the bestselling The Simpsons and Philosophy and has overseen recent titles including Batman and Philosophy, House and Philosophy, and Mad Men and Philosophy.

Introduction: Lost and F.O.U.N.D.
F is for Fortune
Lost in Lost's Times
Imaginary Peanut Butter: The Puzzles of Time Travel in Lost
It Doesn't Matter What We Do: From Metaphysics to Ethics in Lost's Time Travel
If Sawyer Weren't a Con Man, Then He Would Have Been a Cop: Counterfactual Reasoning in the Last Season of Lost
O is for Origin
Lost in Different Circumstances: What Would You Do?
"Don't Mistake Coincidence for Fate": Lost Theories and Coincidence
Lost and the Question of Life after Birth
See you in Another Life, Brother: Bad Faith and Authenticity in Three Lost Souls
U is for Unity
Lost's State of Nature
Friends and Enemies in the State of Nature: The Absence of Hobbes and the Presence of Schmitt
Ideology and Otherness in Lost: "Stuck in a Bloody Snow Globe"
N is for Necessity
Escaping the Island of Ethical Subjectivism: Don't Let Ben Bring You Back
Lost Together: Fathers, Sons, and Moral Obligations
Should We Condemn Michael?
The Ethics of Objectification and the Search for Redemption in Lost
D is for Destiny
The New Narnia: Myth and Redemption on the Island of Second Chances
I Once Was Lost: Aquinas on Finding Goodness and Truth
The Tao of John Locke
Lost Metaphysics: Keeping the Needle on the Record
Appendix: Who are Locke, Hume, and Rousseau? The Losties' Guide to Philosophers
Contributors: Jacob's Candidates
Index: Oceanic Flight 815 Manifest