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The ultimate Lost and philosophy : think together, die alone /

"Expanded and up-to-date-the ultimate guide that explores meaning and philosophy of all six seasons of Lost Lost is more than just a popular television show; it's a complex examination of meaningful philosophical questions. What does good versus evil mean on the island? Is it a coincidence that cha...

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Other Authors: Kaye, Sharon M.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, 2011
Series: The Blackwell philosophy and pop culture series
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300 |a vii, 360 p. :  |b ill. ;  |c 23 cm. 
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520 |a "Expanded and up-to-date-the ultimate guide that explores meaning and philosophy of all six seasons of Lost Lost is more than just a popular television show; it's a complex examination of meaningful philosophical questions. What does good versus evil mean on the island? Is it a coincidence that characters John Locke and Desmond David Hume are named after actual philosophers? What is the ethics of responsibility for Jack? An action-adventure story with more than a touch of the metaphysical, Lost forces viewers to ask difficult questions of themselves just as the story asks difficult questions of its characters. Ultimate Lost and Philosophy helps you explore the deeper meaning and philosophical questions hidden within every complex twist and turn in the historic show's entire six-season run. Includes every season of Lost, including 2010's final, highly anticipated season Connects events on the show to core philosophical issues such as truth, identity, and morality Explores a host of intriguing topics such as time travel,freedom, love, and loss For fans of Lost who are interested in what the show reveals about ourselves and the human condition, Ultimate Lost and Philosophy is an entertaining, informative, and enlightening resource."--Provided by publisher. 
520 |a "Ultimate Lost and Philosophy helps you explore the deeper meaning and philosophical questions hidden within every complex twist and turn in the historic show's entire six-season run. Includes every season of Lost, including 2010's final, highly anticipated season Connects events on the show to core philosophical issues such as truth, identity, and morality Explores a host of intriguing topics such as time travel, freedom, love, and loss"--Provided by publisher. 
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504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0 0 |a Machine generated contents note:   |g 1.  |t Lost in Lost's Times --   |g 2.  |t Imaginary Peanut Butter: The Puzzles of Time Travel in Lost /  |r Richard Davies --   |g 3.  |t It Doesn't Matter What We Do: From Metaphysics to Ethics in Lost's Time Travel /  |r William J. Devlin --   |g 4.  |t If Sawyer Weren't a Con Man, Then He Would Have Been a Cop: Counterfactual Reasoning in the Last Season of Lost /  |r Jeremy Pierce --   |g 5.  |t Lost in Different Circumstances: What Would You Do? /  |r Deborah R. Barnbaum --   |g 6.  |t "Don't Mistake Coincidence for Fate": Lost Theories and Coincidence /  |r Dan Kastrul /  |r Charles Taliaferro --   |g 7.  |t Lost and the Question of Life after Birth /  |r Briony Addey --   |g 8.  |t See You in Another Life, Brother: Bad Faith and Authenticity in Three Lost Souls /  |r Jeremy Barris --   |g 9.  |t Lost's State of Nature /  |r Sander Lee --   |g 10.  |t Friends and Enemies in the State of Nature: The Absence of Hobbes and the Presence of Schmitt /  |r Richard Davies --   |g 11.  |t Ideology and Otherness in Lost: "Stuck in a Bloody Snow Globe" /  |r Peter S. Fosl --   |g 12.  |t Escaping the Island of Ethical Subjectivism: Don't Let Ben Bring You Back /  |r Karen Gaffney --   |g 13.  |t Lost Together: Fathers, Sons, and Moral Obligations /  |r George Wrisley --   |g 14.  |t Should We Condemn Michael? /  |r Michael W. Austin --   |g 15.  |t Ethics of Objectification and the Search for Redemption in Lost /  |r Becky Vartabedian --   |g 16.  |t New Narnia: Myth and Redemption on the Island of Second Chances /  |r Rob Arp /  |r Patricia Brace --   |g 17.  |t I Once Was Lost: Aquinas on Finding Goodness and Truth /  |r Brett Chandler Patterson --   |g 18.  |t Tao of John Locke /  |r Daniel B. Gallagher --   |g 19.  |t Lost Metaphysics: Keeping the Needle on the Record /  |r William J. Devlin /  |r Shai Biderman. 
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