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I could see a later, revised edition being a halfway decent philosophy primer for younger readers using the Potter series as a gateway.
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Dec 13, Anna C rated it it was ok. It took me quite a long time to get through this book, and most of that is because the first section titled Gryffindor is not very thought provoking at all. Harry Potter has put hatry spell on millions of readers, and they all want to find out more about the deeper meaning of his adventures.
Some o Clearly this book is intended to be read by an audience that may or may not be familiar with philosophical principles but is a fan of the Harry Potter series.
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Alice in Wonderland and Philosophy: Despite the inconsistent quality, it’s a fun and rather easy read if you’re a big really big fan of the book series. The arguments these writers make contradict themselves and have no basis.
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The intellectual imagination thus obviously kindled, the reader has little recourse but to say that the book was a success. For example, one author defines Voldemort’s name as French for “rejoices in death” and spends several paragraphs analyzing the apparent contradiction between his name and his philospphy of mortality.
English Choose a language for shopping. The names and ideas of philosophers were present and accounted for, and the ideas were on the whole simplistic and accessible. Sep 09, Sarah Marie rated it it was ok Shelves: Be sure to visit Shawn’s philosophy blog at. Of the three books in this series I’ve read this one has been the strongest.
So we deal with Harry Potter and courage, the Dursleys hadry self-deception, the variations of friendships shown in the books Harry, Ron, and Hermione versus Draco, Crabbe, and Goyl This felt like a strange mix between literature analysis and philosophy. Harry Potter and Philosophy: 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.
Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser. In addition, I felt like I actually learned some things about classic philosophers as they compared their ideas to scenarios in the Harry Potter books.
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Popular Culture and Philosophy 9. For example, in Benjamin J. Set up a giveaway. The essays are sorted into the sections reflecting the four h Another installment in the “[insert pop culture icon: The eBook of the Exhibition. Some of them make comparisons to the Chronicles of Nogwarts and it confirmed they did not understand Harry Potter nor the Chronicles of Narnia.
It gave me a clearer understanding of many ideas in philosophy as well as a clearer understanding of Harry Potter. Write a customer review. Aug 16, Carl added it Shelves: October 1, Sold by: Personally, with an interest in Harry Potter and Philosophy as separate subjects, I found this book to be amazing. I was excited about the philosophical approaches to be encountered in this collection of essays. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.
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In addition, I felt like I actually learned some things about classic philosophers as they compared their ideas to scenarios in the Harry Potter books. However, I did enjoy the middle two sections Hufflepuff and Slytherin that dealt more with morality.
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I think this book presents its ideas in a very clear way that even the youngest audiences of Harry Potter would be able to have a good introduction to philosophical thought. One person found this helpful. See all 39 reviews. Great for Potterphiles uf want to go beyond just reading Potter.
The authors of each essay included in this book have taken time to avoid making wrong character judgements. If Aristotle Ran Hogwarts.
Ships from and sold by Amazon. This poter partly because the Potter books are aimed at teen readers, so the philosophers who contributed essays to this collection also aimed at teen readers. I rarely felt lost or confused when reading the essays. I noticed that this sentiment was similar to Dumbledore’s explanation that “Killing rips the soul apart” and allows for the formation of Horcruxes.