Jimmy Buffett and Philosophy: The Porpoise Driven Life by Erin MckennaJimmy Buffett and Philosophy: The Porpoise Driven Life by Erin Mckenna

Jimmy Buffett and Philosophy: The Porpoise Driven Life

EditorErin Mckenna, Scott L. Pratt

Paperback | May 22, 2009

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Jimmy Buffett and his music have touched the lives of millions of people around the world, spanning generations and genres. But is Buffett's music just a good time, or is there a deeper level to it?Jimmy Buffett and Philosophy shows the philosophical side of this self-proclaimed non-philosopher's work. The articles in this book provide an accessible approach to thinking about Buffett's music philosophically and to thinking about philosophy from the perspective of Jimmy Buffett's music. Along the way, questions are raised about figures in the philosophical tradition from ancient to contemporary - Epicurus, Diogenes, Heidegger, Josiah Royce, William James, John Dewey, and Judith Butler. In addition, questions abouta wide range of traditional philosophical issues, including aesthetic theory, identity, knowledge, culture, and being, are explored. Jimmy Buffett and his music have touched the lives of millions of people around the world, spanning generations and genres. But is Buffett's music just a good time, or is there a deeper level to it?Jimmy Buffett and Philosophy shows the philosophical side of this self-proclaimed non-philosopher's work. The articles in this book provide an accessible approach to thinking about Buffett's music philosophically and to thinking about philosophy from the perspective of Jimmy Buffett's music. Along the way, questions are raised about figures in the philosophical tradition from ancient to contemporary - Epicurus, Diogenes, Heidegger, Josiah Royce, William James, John Dewey, and Judith Butler. In addition, questions abouta wide range of traditional philosophical issues, including aesthetic theory, identity, knowledge, culture, and being, are explored.
Title:Jimmy Buffett and Philosophy: The Porpoise Driven LifeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.51 inPublished:May 22, 2009Publisher:Carus PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:081269659X

ISBN - 13:9780812696592

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