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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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Table of Contents:
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  • 1.
  • Lost in Lost's Times
  • 2.
  • Imaginary Peanut Butter: The Puzzles of Time Travel in Lost /
  • Richard Davies
  • 3.
  • It Doesn't Matter What We Do: From Metaphysics to Ethics in Lost's Time Travel /
  • William J. Devlin
  • 4.
  • If Sawyer Weren't a Con Man, Then He Would Have Been a Cop: Counterfactual Reasoning in the Last Season of Lost /
  • Jeremy Pierce
  • 5.
  • Lost in Different Circumstances: What Would You Do? /
  • Deborah R. Barnbaum
  • 6.
  • "Don't Mistake Coincidence for Fate": Lost Theories and Coincidence /
  • Dan Kastrul /
  • Charles Taliaferro
  • 7.
  • Lost and the Question of Life after Birth /
  • Briony Addey
  • 8.
  • See You in Another Life, Brother: Bad Faith and Authenticity in Three Lost Souls /
  • Jeremy Barris
  • 9.
  • Lost's State of Nature /
  • Sander Lee
  • 10.
  • Friends and Enemies in the State of Nature: The Absence of Hobbes and the Presence of Schmitt /
  • Richard Davies
  • 11.
  • Ideology and Otherness in Lost: "Stuck in a Bloody Snow Globe" /
  • Peter S. Fosl
  • 12.
  • Escaping the Island of Ethical Subjectivism: Don't Let Ben Bring You Back /
  • Karen Gaffney
  • 13.
  • Lost Together: Fathers, Sons, and Moral Obligations /
  • George Wrisley
  • 14.
  • Should We Condemn Michael? /
  • Michael W. Austin
  • 15.
  • Ethics of Objectification and the Search for Redemption in Lost /
  • Becky Vartabedian
  • 16.
  • New Narnia: Myth and Redemption on the Island of Second Chances /
  • Rob Arp /
  • Patricia Brace
  • 17.
  • I Once Was Lost: Aquinas on Finding Goodness and Truth /
  • Brett Chandler Patterson
  • 18.
  • Tao of John Locke /
  • Daniel B. Gallagher
  • 19.
  • Lost Metaphysics: Keeping the Needle on the Record /
  • William J. Devlin /
  • Shai Biderman.