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The big bang theory and philosophy [electronic resource] : Rock, Paper, Scissors, Aristotle, Locke. William Irwin.

Irwin, William. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781118222522 (electronic bk)
  • ISBN: 9781118236413 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2012.

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Summary, etc.: A lighthearted meditation on the philosophical quandaries of the hit television show The Big Bang TheoryEver 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 book 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 books on science 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 ideasExamines important themes involving ethics and...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Wiley, 2012. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2338 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 805 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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