Harry Potter has put a spell on millions of readers, and they all want to find out more about the deeper meaning of his adventures. In Harry Potter and Philosophy. Harry Potter has put a spell on millions of readers, and they all want to find out more about the deeper meaning of his adventures. In Harry. Read the full-text online edition of Harry Potter and Philosophy: If Aristotle Ran Hogwarts ().
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The chapter itself makes a lot of great points and is enjoyable enough to read. Free rated it liked it.
I recommend this book, which is also full of fun and clever hharry, to those who enjoyed Rowling’s series and those who enjoy philosophy, and especially those who appreciate both. Overall, though, I was a bit disappointed. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. The editors have placed the essay in an order making it easier to understand the characters in the context of all the hogwadts characters. I read this book not expecting any great new philosophies or insights into old ones.
Customers who viewed this item also viewed. There are some really though-provoking ideas here, well and engagingly presented. There are various authors writing this book and they all do a great job of taking a philosophical topic, explaining it and then applying that to examples within the Harry Potter series, but only through Order of the Phoenix. Take, for example, the essay about feminism in Harry Potter.
However, the philosophy is strong and is hrry to read, but not the best. All of the essays referenced philosophers from throughout history and sparked my interest in some of their writings. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. As a person that has read many of the older philosophical texts, I know how hard it is to sometimes understand the reasonings and logic presented.
I read this book not hogwarhs any great new philosophies or insights into old ones. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Unfortunatly, I did not enjoy it, save for maybe one or two essays. I thought it was an interesting essay, but a lot the references did go over my head, either because I haven’t seen the movie or show in a while or because I have never seen it, and when incorporating a Pop Culture reference without explaining its correlation or relevance to the argument, it can be a little boring and lead to slight frustration.
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Harry Potter and Philosophy: If Aristotle Ran Hogwarts
Oct 05, Jessica rated it really liked it. The essays are sorted into the sections reflecting the four h Another installment in the “[insert pop culture icon: Open Court- Fiction – pages. Star Wars and Philosophy: The intellectual imagination thus obviously kindled, the reader has litt A book like this — hogwatts the line of the similarly engaging The Simpsons and Philosophy and The Matrix and Philosophy — is clearly earning laurels when its reader’s main complaint is that it doesn’t cover all seven of the Potter books.
Some of the pieces I have read before, such as the one concerning time travel in PoA, but most are new to me. The Morality and Psychology of Self-Deception – Diana Mertz Hsieh This is a very strong essay that has a great array of examples from both philosophy and Harry Potter to back it her claims. Write a customer review. They are filled with sweeping generalizations, dumbed down ideas, and frankly poor scholarship. A book like this — in the ir of the similarly engaging The Simpsons and Philosophy and The Matrix and Philosophy — is clearly earning laurels when its reader’s main complaint is that it doesn’t cover all seven of the Potter books.
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The Deathly Hallows Lectures: Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Not surprisingly, I enjoyed the Ravenclaw essays the best really, does anyone out there think I’m not a Ravenclaw? So we deal with Harry Potter and courage, the Dursleys and self-deception, the variations of friendships shown in the books Harry, Ron, and Hermione versus Draco, Crabbe, and Goyle arustotle, and feminism.
Others merged the two worlds very well, discussing characters and plot points in terms of aspects of philosophy, morality, or epistemology. Set up a giveaway.
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Harry Potter and Philosophy: If Aristotle Ran Hogwarts by David Baggett
Other important plot devices and character developments, like the introduction of the idea of Horcruxes or Dumbledore’s backstory, also would’ve added interest to some of the essays. It’s a little disappointing that, because the book was published init iv impossible for them to take the events of the last two books into account.
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