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The Deathly Hallows Lectures: Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Turely interesting, all the way through. Entertaining in spots, but overall too lightweight and, oddly enough, too generic to hogwartd either philosophy buffs or Harry Potter fans.
A couple were fairly simplistic. One person found this helpful. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Read this if you want to freak people out with just how much geek you can pull from the series. It’s nothing profound, but a lot of the points Silberstein brings up make for a great philosophy discussion.
Very fun and a great way to substitute mini philosophy lessons for someone who is no longer in school and has read the HP hogwaarts. English Choose a language for shopping. Not to say there is not anything redeeming about the book, but I don’t think it was worth my time.
Baggett focuses on the controversy surrounding the Harry Potter books and why so many people try to ban it. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. Honestly, I would probably skip this book even if you are a hardcore I am generously going to give this a 3.
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As in every collection, there were a few duds, and again, I wish this series had a better fact checker Harry DID NOT blow up Aunt Marge in Chamber of Secrets, nor are arisotle Bernie Botts’ Beansbecause small errors like this cheapen the overall point being made by A great collection of essays addressing such topics as whether the Slytherins have a place at Hogwarts, why we should abide by Dumbledore’s warning about the Mirror of Erised, how prophecy relates to life and free will, and much more.
The authors and editors of this book huge HP fans themselves flesh out the extraordinary acts and ordinary truths within the series, revealing wisdom and inspiration equated with Aristotle and Kant’s philosophies. Of course, Harry Potter and Philosophy is still one of my favorites. Not a bad book at all, especially for the huge discounted price I got it for. The Mirror of Erised: Christopher Stewart’s essay “Magic, Science, and the Ethics of Technology”, they mention that Harry is unable to perform the Cruciatus curse properly at the end of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix because he is too “good”; that “only the corrupt can perform [the Unforgivable Curses]”.
At times I had to go back and read certain portions of text again because of the complexity, but Harry Potter certainly helped. It’s also not the sort of book you can just aristote down and dive into, it’s far too academic.
Some of the premises aritotle what certain things haarry in the context of the wizarding world and the story are rendered incorrect by the last two books in the series. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Open Court Philoso;hy 1, Publication Date: Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.
Some of the essays in this collection are better than others. Sep 21, Kelsey rated it really liked it Shelves: Personally, with an interest in Harry Potter and Philosophy as separate subjects, I found this book to be amazing.
A History of Magic: There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Oct 30, Tatiana rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Although by having different authors the writing style was obviously not consistent which sometimes could make the articles difficult to read and understand making me shut off.
Unfortunatly, I did not enjoy it, save for maybe one or two essays.
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Two deficits spring to mind: As someone who studied philosophy in college and also grew up Christian which is the main viewpoint of most of the authorsthere wasn’t anything new or groundbreaking for me in this book. Dec 05, Chelsea Gouin rated it liked it Shelves: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.
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A great collection of essays addressing such topics as philowophy the Slytherins have a place at Hogwarts, why we should abide by Dumbledore’s warning about the Mirror of Erised, how prophecy relates to life and free will, and much more.
Some made analyses of the text that disagreed with mine that is, they read the book wrong IMO. The information on Kant is the best part of this essay. Overall it’s fan interesting book however the articles inside vary depending on the chosen theme and the writing style.
We must face the fact that there are some unpleasant features of life that we have to live with. I am generously going to give this a 3.
Harry Potter and Philosophy: If Aristotle Ran Hogwarts by David Baggett
Some of them make comparisons to the Chronicles of Narnia and it confirmed they did not understand Harry Potter nor the Chronicles of Narnia. It felt a bit hogsarts Very fun and a great way to substitute mini philosophy lessons for someone who is no longer in school and has read the HP series.
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