Disney and philosophy : truth, trust, and a little bit of pixie dust /
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Disney and philosophy : truth, trust, and a little bit of pixie dust /

Explores topics including Disney's feminist transformation, dilemmas of disability, hierarchy and equality in Disney's theme parks, the art of imagineering, Disney's intelligent machines, tolerance and inclusion in a world of differences, alienation and consumption at Disney World, an...

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Corporate Author: Wiley Online Library.
Other Authors: Davis, Richard Brian, 1963- (Editor)
Format: Online Book
Published: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2020.
Series:Blackwell philosophy and popculture series.
Access:Online version
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : philosophy begins in wonder
  • Unruly Ariel : not born but made a woman / Megan S. Lloyd
  • True to your heart : honor and authenticity in Mulan / George A. Dunn
  • Zen and the art of imagineering : Disney's escapism versus Buddhism's liberation / Steve Bein
  • Hidden Mickeys and the hiddenness of God / Robert K. Garcia and Timothy Pickavance
  • "Everyone's special dash" : tolerance and conformity in a world of incredible differences / Richard Davis
  • Accommodating Dory, but disempowering Dopey? Dilemmas of disability from Snow White to Finding Dory / Kevin Mintz
  • From Snow White to Moana : understanding Disney's feminist transformation / Edwardo Pérez
  • "Always a team, always united" : Disney's philosophy of the family / Kody Cooper
  • How to convince Sleeping Beauty she's not dreaming / Chad A. Mcintosh
  • Knowing who you are : existence precedes essence in Moana / William J. Devlin
  • Saving Mr. Banks : reclaiming our childhood, remembering who we are / Mark Linville and Shawn White
  • Wall-e and Eve : Disney's intelligent machines / Timothy Brown
  • Inside Disney's Inside out / Ellen Miller
  • To be or not to be ... The lion king : existentialism in Disney and Shakespeare / Megan S. Lloyd
  • True freedom in Toy story, or you are a child's plaything! / Armond Boudreaux
  • "Our fate lives within us" : character and choice in Brave / Louis Colombo and Steve Jones
  • Breaking the spell : Beauty and the beast and Plato's prisoner / Nathan and Leilani Mueller
  • True love in Frozen / Jamey Heit
  • Mencius spins The emperor's new groove / Dean A. Kowalski
  • "Handed down from goof to goof" : what Goofy can teach us about becoming good / Robert M. Mentyka
  • "Let slip the (Donald) Ducks of war!" : ethical considerations about Disney's war propaganda / Tuomas W. Manninen
  • Wall-e, the environment, and our duties to future generations / J. Edward Hackett
  • Is there any utopia in Zootopia? / Alexander Christian and Frauke Albersmeier
  • How I learned to stop worrying and love Disney : Marx and Marcuse at Disney world / Elizabeth Butterfield
  • Media, mind, and the Magic Kingdom / Read Schuchardt
  • "We're all gonna die" : death and the cycle of life in Disney / Jessica Miller
  • Liberty Square in the shadow of Cinderella's castle : political philosophy in Disney's theme parks / Timothy Dale and Joseph Foy.