Family Guy and Philosophy A Cure for the Retarded

ISBN-10: 140516316X

ISBN-13: 9781405163163

Edition: 2007

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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
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 228
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

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!:
Family Problems
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]
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