Harry Potter has put a spell on millions of readers, and they all want to find out more about the deeper meaning of his adventures. In Harry Potter and Philosophy. Harry Potter has put a spell on millions of readers, and they all want to find out more about the deeper meaning of his adventures. In Harry. Read the full-text online edition of Harry Potter and Philosophy: If Aristotle Ran Hogwarts ().

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Some made analyses of the text that disagreed with mine that is, they read the book wrong IMO. Christopher Stewart For me personally, this topic was incredibly boring and I thought it was a rather bland essay. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Honestly, I would probably skip this book even if you are a hardcore I am generously going to give this a 3.

A lot of Bassham’s claims are very dismissive and this doesn’t do well to support his claims, especially when I can personally disprove most of his claims through his complete disregard for the other side that he dismisses. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. The essays only cover the Harry Potter series through the fifth book too and now hzrry the series is long ended, it hogarts annoying to wade through incorrect predictions.

Pages with related products. At the same time, I didn’t feel that there was enough space to fully get into the philosophical concepts – though, that might render the book less introductory. I love the books written by j k rowling.


He is the coauthor of Good God: But it was published before the last May 28, McKenzie Horn rated it it was amazing. I don’t think I really enjoyed or agreed with most of the Ravenclaw “metaphysical” It took me quite a long time to get through this book, and most of that is because the first section titled Gryffindor is not very thought provoking at all.

The authors of each essay included in this book have taken time to avoid making wrong character judgements. A History of Magic: Nov 15, Mikella Etchegoyen rated it it was amazing Shelves: The book is divided into the four houses and have organized the essays accordingly.

Hermione and the Women of Hogwarts- Mimi R. Of the three books in this series I’ve read this one has been the strongest. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. A couple were fairly simplistic. Halfway through the book, I realized that the essays were more to be skimmed rather than embraced.

Some of the pieces I have read before, such as the one concerning time travel in PoA, but most are new to me.

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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. Trivia About Harry Potter and Not only did I want to see the last two novels published after this volume came out, in incorporated into its essayists’ analysis aand I also was seeing that doing so would clearly work.


Account Options Sign in. It’s an int Not anywhere as interesting as the premise would have to you think it should be. You can make it more engaging, and you can bring in more voices. A book like this — in the line of the similarly engaging The Simpsons and Philosophy and The Matrix and Philosophy — is clearly earning laurels when its reader’s main complaint is that it doesn’t cover all seven of the Potter books.

Other editions – View all Harry Potter and Philosophy: Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Made accessible by drawing upon illustrations from the Harry Potter books but only through Oh, and the title was never fully realized or explored. My only regret is that this book was published before the last two novels were finished; I would’ve loved to have heard what the authors would’ve said about them: Others merged the two worlds very well, discussing characters and plot points in terms of aspects of philosophy, morality, or epistemology.

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And this book read so male. Be sure to visit Shawn’s philosophy blog at. I enjoy Harry Potter and I enjoy Philosophy, put them together and what have you got?