Author(s): Richard Brian Davis; William Irwin
Take a magic carpet ride through Disneys wonderful world of films and entertainment experiences, and discover the wisdom within its most popular and enduring stories just in time forFrozen 2 Philosophy begins inwonder, and theres no question that Disneys immersive worlds and iconic characters have enchanted generations of children and adults alike, inviting us to escape the mundane into a world of fantasy, imagination, and infinite possibility. InDisney and Philosophy, essays from thirty-two deep-thinking Disneyphiles chart a course through the philosophical world of Disney, tapping into the minds of the great sages of the ages--Plato, Aristotle, Confucius, Descartes, and Goofy--to explore universal questions of freedom, personal identity, morality, family, and friendship: Can Sleeping Beauty know that shes not dreaming? Does turning our emotions and memories inside out tell us who we are? What canToy StoryandWall-Eteach us about being human? Ishakuna matatareally such a problem-free philosophy? If youve ever asked who you are, what is right, or what your purpose is,Disney and Philosophywill spark your curiosity and imagination with a whole new world of unexpected insight into the Magic Kingdom.