Friday, June 4, 2010

Fangy Friday (2)

The countdown continues True Blood fans, in just 9 days, we will be glued to our sets for season 3.  In the meantime, I wanted to tell you about a new release I found for all you hardcore TB fans. 
True Blood and Philosophy: We Wanna Think Bad Things with You
(The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series)
June 1, 2010
*This book has not been approved, licensed, or sponsored by any entity or person involved in creating or producing the Southern Vampire Mysteries, True Blood, the novels, or TV show.

Does God hate fangs?

Is Sam still Sam when he turns into a collie?

Is coming out of the coffin the same as coming out of the closet?

Are all vampires created evil?

Vampires, werewolves, shapeshifters, fairies, telepaths—True Blood has it all. In a world where supernatural creatures coexist with human beings, Sookie Stackhouse and Bill Compton wrestle with powerful desires while facing complex issues concerning sex, romance, bigotry, violence, death, and immortality. Now, True Blood and Philosophy calls on the minds of some of history's great thinkers to perform some philosophical bloodletting on this thought-provoking series. From the metaphysics of mind reading to Maryann Forrester's cult of Dionysus, from vampire politics to the nature of personal identity, and from contemporary feminism to the rights of nonhuman species, True Blood and Philosophy mines the thinking of philosophers such as Plato, Aristotle, Thomas Aquinas, John Locke, Immanuel Kant, Friedrich Nietzsche, and John Rawls to enlighten us on the intriguing themes that surround this supernatural world. You'll find no shortage of juicy metaphysical morsels to sink your teeth into!
(summary from book cover)

Follow this link to purchase your copy from Amazon. 

In the meantime...
Please drink responsibly. 

3 comments:

Dawn said...

I can hardly wait for True Blood. Sigh. Thanks!

brizmus said...

Yaay! I so can't wait!
And that book actually looks super interesting.

Christie (The Fiction Enthusiast) said...

9 days! *Happy Dance*

 
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