Ultimate Lost and Philosophy: Think Together, Die Alone
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The Ultimate Lost and Philosophy
Over six critically acclaimed seasons, Lost captivated audiences of up to 16 million making it the most talked about show on TV.
At the end of its season finale in 2006, Lost left in its wake a complex labyrinth of philosophical questions and issues.
The Ultimate Lost and Philosophy: Think Together Die Alone charts the show’s intricate plot lines, and, from a philosophical perspective, examines themes of revenge, redemption, love, loss, identity, and morality.
Some of the philosophical perspectives explored include:
Friends and Enemies in the State of Nature: The Absence of Hobbs and the Presence of Schmitt (p.164)
Escaping the Island of Ethical Subjectivism: Don’t Let Ben Bring You Back (p.207)
The New Narnia: Myth and Redemption on the Island of Second Chances (p.253)
Drawing on the work of modern day, and ancient philosophers, this book is the definitive guide for Lost fans looking to unravel the deeper meanings behind this ground breaking series.
The Ultimate Lost and Philosophy: Think Together Die Alone, is the latest addition to the “and philosophy” series, which is edited by William Irwin and includes:
- The Ultimate Harry Potter and Philosophy
- Mad Men and Philosophy: Nothing Is as It Seems
- 30 Rock and Philosophy: We Want to Go to There
- Alice in Wonderland and Philosophy: Curiouser and Curiouser
Please get in touch if you would like to request a review copy of The Ultimate Lost and Philosophy: Think Together Die Alone. For more information about the “and philosophy series, please visit the Wiley Press Room.