The Resource Harry Potter and philosophy : if Aristotle ran Hogwarts, edited by David Baggett and Shawn E. Klein

Harry Potter and philosophy : if Aristotle ran Hogwarts, edited by David Baggett and Shawn E. Klein

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Harry Potter and philosophy : if Aristotle ran Hogwarts
Title
Harry Potter and philosophy
Title remainder
if Aristotle ran Hogwarts
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edited by David Baggett and Shawn E. Klein
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Language
eng
Summary
In Harry Potter and Philosophy, individual chapters look at such topics as life revealed in the Mirror of Erised; the ethics of magic; Moaning Myrtle, Nearly Headless Nick, and the relation of the mind to the brain; and the character of Hermione as a case of "sublimated feminism." Also examined in this collection are how Aristotle would have run a school for wizards; whether the Potter stories undermine religion and morality; how to tell good people from evil ones through the characters in these novels; and what dementors and boggarts can teach readers about happiness, fear, and the soul. --From publisher's description
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Dewey number
823/.914
Index
index present
LC call number
PR6068.O93
LC item number
Z69 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Popular culture and philosophy
Series volume
v. 9
Harry Potter and philosophy : if Aristotle ran Hogwarts, edited by David Baggett and Shawn E. Klein
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Feminism and equal opportunity : Hermione and the women of Hogwarts
  • Mimi R. Gladstein
  • Part II.
  • Hufflepuff : morality in Rowling's universe
  • Heaven, hell, and Harry Potter
  • Jerry L. Walls
  • Magic, science, and the ethics of technology
  • Benjamin J. Bruxvoort Lipscomb and W. Christopher Stewart
  • The mirror of Erised : why we should heed Dumbledore's warning
  • Shawn E. Klein
  • Part I.
  • Kreacher's lament : S.P.E.W. as a parable on discrimination, indifference, and social justice
  • Steven W. Patterson
  • Part III.
  • Slytherin : Knockturn Alley, and the dark arts
  • Is ambition a virtue? : why Slytherin belongs at Hogwarts
  • Steven W. Patterson
  • A skewed reflection : the nature of evil
  • David and Catherine Deavel
  • Voldemort, Boethius, and the destructive effects of evil
  • Jennifer Hart Weed
  • Gryffindor : the characters of Harry's world
  • Magic, muggles, and moral imagination
  • David Baggett
  • Part IV.
  • Ravenclaw : many-flavored topics in metaphysics
  • Finding platform 9 3/4 : the idea of a different reality
  • Gareth B. Matthews
  • Space, time, and magic
  • Michael Silberstein
  • Why Voldemort won't just die already : what wizards can teach us about personal identity
  • Jason T. Eberl
  • The courageous Harry Potter
  • The prophecy-driven life : foreknowledge and freedom at Hogwarts
  • Gregory Bassham
  • Tom Morris
  • Dursley duplicity : the morality and psychology of self-deception
  • Diana Mertz Hsieh
  • Voldemort's agents, Malfoy's cronies, and Hagrid's chums : friendship in Harry Potter
  • Harald Thorsrud
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ocm55948119
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23 cm.
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Extent
x, 243 p.
Isbn
9780812694550
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(trade pbk.)
Lccn
2004015133
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  • (Sirsi) i9780812694550
  • (OCoLC)55948119

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