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    • Twilight and Philosophy

    • Vampires, Vegetarians, and the Pursuit of Immortality
    • By: Rebecca Housel, J. Jeremy Wisnewski
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Housel
    • Length: 6 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 34

    Bella and Edward, and their family and friends, have faced countless dangers and philosophical dilemmas in Stephenie Meyer's Twilight novels. This book is the first to explore them, drawing on the wisdom of philosophical heavyweights to answer essential questions such as: What do the struggles of "vegetarian" vampires who control their biological urge for human blood say about free will?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good start for tweens but much more is desired

    • By Amazon Customer on 09-22-14

    Regular price: $19.95

    • 'The Office' and Philosophy

    • Scenes from the Unexamined Life
    • By: J. Jeremy Wisnewski (editor)
    • Narrated by: Raymond Scully
    • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    This book unites philosophy with one of the best shows ever: The Office. Addressing both the current American incarnation and the original British version, The Office and Philosophy brings these two wonders of civilization together for a frolic through the mundane yet curiously edifying worlds of Scranton's Dunder-Mifflin and Slough's Wernham-Hogg.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The offfice

    • By Katharine Armstrong on 11-28-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Family Guy and Philosophy

    • A Cure for the Petarded
    • By: J. Jeremy Wisnewski
    • Narrated by: Bill DeWees
    • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Family Guy and Philosophy brings together low-brow, potty-mouthed, cartoon humor and high-brow philosophical reflection to deliver an outrageously hilarious and clever exploration of one of TVs most unrelenting families. (Okay, its not that high-brow.)

    Regular price: $19.95

    • 30 Rock and Philosophy

    • We Want to Go to There
    • By: J. Jeremy Wisnewski, William Irwin (editor)
    • Narrated by: Tom Dheere
    • Length: 5 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 5

    With edgy writing and a great cast, 30 Rock is one of the funniest television shows on the air, and where hilarity ensues, philosophical questions abound: Are Liz Lemon and Jack Donaghy ethical heroes? Kenneth redefines "Goody Two-shoes", but what does it really mean to be good? Dr. Leo Spaceman routinely demonstrates that medicine is not a science, so what is the role of the incompetent professional in America today?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • More non-fiction than humor

    • By K. April Holgate on 08-30-14

    Regular price: $18.50