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The Simpsons and Philosophy|William Irwin
The Simpsons and Philosophy : The D'Oh! of Homer
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A group of philosophers examines "The Simpsons"--beyond the jokes, the crudeness, and the attacks on society--as a clever display of irony, social criticism, and philosophical thought. They begin with an examination of the Simpson family, examine the ethics and themes of the show, and conclude with discussions of how the series reflects the work of Aristotle, Marx, Sartre, and other thinkers.

  • ISBN-13: 9780812694338
  • ISBN-10: 0812694333
  • Publisher: Open Court
  • Publish Date: February 2001
  • Dimensions: 9.02 x 6.12 x 0.73 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.98 pounds
  • Page Count: 303