The Ultimate Game Of Thrones And Philosophy: You Think Or Die by Eric J. SilvermanThe Ultimate Game Of Thrones And Philosophy: You Think Or Die by Eric J. Silverman

The Ultimate Game Of Thrones And Philosophy: You Think Or Die

EditorEric J. Silverman

Paperback | November 25, 2016

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The Ultimate Game of Thrones and Philosophy treats fans to dozens of new essays by experts who examine philosophical questions raised by theGame of Thrones story. This ultimate analysis provides the most comprehensive discussion to date and engages theGame of Thrones universe through the end of Season Six of the HBO series.Ned Stark, Tyrion Lannister, Jon Snow, Joffrey, Cersei, Brienne, Arya, Stannis, and many other characters are used to apply the traditional philosophical questions that everyone faces. How should political leaders be chosen in Westeros and beyond? Is power merely an illusion? Is it immoral to enjoy overly violent and sexual stories likeGame of Thrones? How should morally ambiguous individuals such as Jamie Lannister: The Kingslayer and Savior of King's Landing be evaluated? Can anyone be trusted in a society like Westeros? What rules should govern sexual relationships in a world of love, incest, rape, and arranged marriage? How does disability shape identity for individuals like Tyrion, Bran, and others? How would one know whether there is a God in theGame of Thrones universe and what he is like? The Ultimate Game of Thrones and Philosophy treats fans to dozens of new essays by experts who examine philosophical questions raised by theGame of Thrones story. This ultimate analysis provides the most comprehensive discussion to date and engages theGame of Thrones universe through the end of Season Six of the HBO series.Ned Stark, Tyrion Lannister, Jon Snow, Joffrey, Cersei, Brienne, Arya, Stannis, and many other characters are used to apply the traditional philosophical questions that everyone faces. How should political leaders be chosen in Westeros and beyond? Is power merely an illusion? Is it immoral to enjoy overly violent and sexual stories likeGame of Thrones? How should morally ambiguous individuals such as Jamie Lannister: The Kingslayer and Savior of King's Landing be evaluated? Can anyone be trusted in a society like Westeros? What rules should govern sexual relationships in a world of love, incest, rape, and arranged marriage? How does disability shape identity for individuals like Tyrion, Bran, and others? How would one know whether there is a God in theGame of Thrones universe and what he is like?
Eric J. Silverman is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Virginia. Professor Silverman is the author of the bookThe Prudence of Love as well as many articles on philosophy and pop culture topics. He lives in Newport News, VA. Robert Arp holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy. He is the author o...
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Title:The Ultimate Game Of Thrones And Philosophy: You Think Or DieFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 9.07 × 6.1 × 0.6 inPublished:November 25, 2016Publisher:Carus PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0812699505

ISBN - 13:9780812699500

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