Family Guy and Philosophy A Cure for the Retarded
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Description: This edited work is a sharp, witty and absurd exploration of one of television's most unrelenting families. It tackles the perennial positions of 'Family Guy' at the same time as contemplating poignant philosophical issues.
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List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/27/2007
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
|Acknowledgments: These people are freakin' sweet [Acknowledgements].|
|You Better Not Read This, Pal|
|An Introduction to Family Guy and Philosophy:|
|Those Good Ole' Fashion Values on which we used to rely|
|Killing the Griffins: A Murderous Exposition of Postmodernism:|
|Family Guy and God: Should Believers Take Offense?:|
|Quagmire, Virtue, and Perversity:|
|Lucky there's a family guy! (And what a family!)|
|Let Us Now Praise Clueless Men:|
|Lois: Portrait of a Mother (Or, Nevermind Death, Motherhood is a Bitch):|
|The Other Children: The Significance of Meg and Chris:|
|He Thinks He's People: How Brian Made Personhood for the Dogs:|
|He-he-he-he-he. You expected more lyrics, but you're getting logic, comedy, and the logic of comedy|
|The Logic of Expectation: Family Guy and the Non Sequitur:|
|What Are You Laughing At (And Why)? Exploring the Humor of Family Guy: Andrew Terjesen|
|Thinkin' is Freakin' Sweet: Family Guy and Fallacies:|
|The Simpsons Already Did It! This Show Is A Freakin' Rip-Off!:|
|Is Brian More of a "Person" than Peter? Of Wills|
|The Ego is a Housewife Named Lois:|
|The Lives and Times of Stewie Griffin:|
|Kierkegaard and the Norm (MacDonald) of Death:|
|Appendix: Everything you ever needed to know about Meg Griffin, as compiled by the contributors|
|Notes on Contributors: What the deuce!?! They're real! (Most of them, anyway) [Contributor Bios]|
|Index: He-he-he-he-he-he ... You read books [Index]|