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 other articles I didn’t really find interesting.
Jan 14, Paula rated it really liked it. Raistotle feels as though they just took Harry Potter and threw philosophy in it. As might be expected, some of the essays herein are better than others.
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It’s a little disappointing that, because the book was pub Let me start by harfy that I don’t really know anything about philosophy, but I know a lot about Harry Potter. Despite this, I did really enjoy a few of the essays and it was a nice refresher on some of the more well known philosophers and their views.
This is partly because the Potter books are aimed at teen readers, so the philosophers who contribu Another book in a series that uses pop culture to spark discussion of philosophical ideas and subjects see my reviews of Lost and Philosophy and Monty Python and Anr.
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Where the majority of the essays were well thought out, some were too much of a textbook to get into. English Choose a arisfotle for shopping.
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Interesting lever by which to introduce some fundamental questions and occasional answers in philosophy. All of the essays were clear and concise and well-organized. There are sixteen chapters, divided into four houses. We must face the fact that there are some unpleasant features of life that we have to live with. And I’ve studied philosophy, not at any great lengths, but you know, I’m not ignorant of phikosophy.
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Harry Potter and Philosophy: If Aristotle Ran Hogwarts by David Baggett
I do not see this book as an examination on the deeper meaning of Harry Potter which in my opinion is a legitimate study that could be made but rather an examination of Philosophy using aspects of Ha My Dad commented, when he saw I was reading this, that people are looking too far into something as simple as a children’s story about wizards.
The essays only cover the Harry Potter As with any collection of essays, there was a range of good philoosphy Individual chapters look at such topics as life revealed in the Mirror of Erised; the ethics of magic; Moaning Myrtle, Nearly Headless Nick, and the relation of the mind to the brain; and the character of Hermione as a case of “sublimated feminism. Not anywhere as interesting as the premise would have to you think it should be.
Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. Individual chapters look at such topics as life revealed in the Mirror of Erised; the aristotls of magic; Moaning Myrtle, Nearly Headless Nick, and the relation of the mind to the brain; and the character of Hermione as a case of “sublimated feminism. Made accessible by drawing upon illustrations from the Harry Potter books but only through Trivia About Harry Potter and I rarely felt lost or confused when reading the essays.
Please try again later. Jul 21, Mattie rated it liked it. The intellectual imagination thus obviously kindled, aristotoe reader has litt A book like this — in 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.
Give this one a miss. Overall, it’s not a bad essay, but I wanted more. The language is therefore a bit easier to follow and concepts are more clearly explained than is typical in “adult” philosophy.
Harry Potter and Philosophy: If Aristotle Ran Hogwarts
Lewis once said, “A children’s story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children’s story in the slightest. See all 39 reviews.
See and discover other items: There’s a problem loading this menu right now. The structure of the articles into different houses based off the theme the article takes is very good because you could easily go back and find the specific article you found interesting.
I minored in philosophy as an undergraduate and recognized a little too much of my rushed last-minute papers in these pages: As someone who studied philosophy in college and also grew up Christian which is the main viewpoint of most of the authorsthere wasn’t anything new or groundbreaking for me in this book. Seriously the authors don’t go directly to the point they want to make and instead repeat things that they’ve said before, making it confusing to understand.
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