True Detective and Philosophy (The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series) by William Irwin Paperback Book

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Rent True Detective and Philosophy (The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series)

Author: William Irwin

Format: Quality Paperback

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

Published: Sep 2017

Genre: Philosophy - General

Retail Price: $17.95

Pages: 240

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Investigating the trail of philosophical leads in HBO's chilling True Detective series, an elite team of philosophers examine far-reaching riddles including human pessimism, Rust's anti-natalism, the problem of evil, and the 'flat circle'.

The first book dedicated to exploring the far-reaching philosophical questions behind the darkly complex and Emmy-nominated HBO True Detective seriesExplores in a fun but insightful way the rich philosophical and existential experiences that arise from this gripping showGives new perspectives on the characters in the series, its storylines, and its themes by investigating core questions such as:  Why Life Rather Than Death? Cosmic Horror and Hopeful Pessimism, the Illusion of Self, Noir, Tragedy, Philosopher-Detectives, and much, much moreDraws together an elite team of philosophers to shine new light on why this genre-expanding show has inspired such a fervently questioning fan-base

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