Disney and Philosophy: Truth, Trust, and a Little Bit of Pixie Dust

Author(s): Richard Brian Davis; William Irwin

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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.

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General Fields

  • : 9781119538318
  • : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
  • : Wiley-Blackwell
  • : November 2019
  • : 1.5 Centimeters X 15.2 Centimeters X 22.8 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Richard Brian Davis; William Irwin
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 336