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    • Game of Thrones and Philosophy

    • Logic Cuts Deeper Than Swords
    • By: William Irwin (Editor), Henry Jacoby (Editor)
    • Narrated by: Robin Sachs
    • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 141
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 117
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 117

    George R. R. Martin's New York Times best-selling epic fantasy book series, A Song of Ice and Fire, and the HBO television show adapted from it, have earned critical acclaim and inspired fanatic devotion. This book delves into the many philosophical questions that arise in this complex, character-driven series, including: Is it right for a "good" king to usurp the throne of a "bad" one and murder his family? How far should you go to protect your family and its secrets? In a fantasy universe with medieval mores and ethics, can female characters reflect modern feminist ideals?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Open your eyes and read this please

    • By Tommy on 07-12-13

    Regular price: $19.95

    • 'House' and Philosophy

    • Everybody Lies
    • By: Henry Jacoby
    • Narrated by: Henry Jacoby
    • Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 25

    House is one of the top three television dramas on the air, pulling in more than 19 million viewers for each episode. This latest book in the popular Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture series takes a deeper look at the characters and issues raised in this Emmy Award-winning medical drama, offering entertaining answers to the fascinating ethical questions viewers have about Dr. Gregory House and his medical team.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Nice pointers to dive into a few philosophers

    • By Christian M. Adriano on 01-08-17

    Regular price: $24.95