A lighthearted meditation on the philosophical quandaries of the hit television show "The Big Bang Theory " Ever wonder what Aristotle might say about the life Sheldon Cooper leads? Why Thomas Hobbes would applaud the roommate agreement? Who Immanuel Kant would treat with "haughty derision" for weaving "un-unravelable webs"? And most importantly whether Wil Wheaton is truly evil? Of course you have. Bazinga! This audiobook mines the deep thinking of some of history's most potent philosophical minds to explore your most pressing questions about "The Big Bang Theory" and its nerdy genius characters. You might find other philosophy audiobooks on science and technology and cosmology, but only this one refers to Darth Vader Force-chokes, cloning Leonard Nimoy, and oompa-loompa-like engineers. Fo-shizzle. Gives you irresistibly geek-worthy insights on your favorite Big Bang Theory characters, story lines, and ideas Examines important themes involving ethics and virtue, science and technology, semiotics, religion, and the human condition Brings the thinking of some of the world's greatest philosophers to bear on "The Big Bang Theory," from Aristotle and Plato to Nietzsche, Wittgenstein, Simone de Beauvoir, and more Essential listening for every "Big Bang Theory" fan, this audiobook explores whether comic-book-wielding geeks can lead the good life, and whether they can know enough science and technology to "tear the mask off nature and stare at the face of God.""
Series: Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture (Audio)
Format: Audio CD
Published: 25th March 2014
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 18.8 x 13.5 x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.09