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The entire book, every essay, is full of relevance and good philosophical food to nosh on. Entertaining in spots, but overall too lightweight and, oddly enough, too generic to satisfy either philosophy buffs or Harry Potter fans.
I’d say that, for me, the book was an excellent portal into the expansive world of philosophy; after reading it, I’m really interested to learn more. I’m currently reading this for my Harry Potter and Philosophy class and I will be updating my review space with each chapter I’ve read.
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Some philpsophy Clearly this book is intended to be read by an audience that may or may not be familiar with philosophical principles but is a fan of the Harry Potter series. View all 5 comments.
Harry Potter and Philosophy: If Aristotle Ran Hogwarts
Alice in Wonderland and Philosophy: The authors of each essay included in this book have taken time to avoid making aristot,e character judgements. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. I enjoyed reading it. But give the essays a chance because they will further enhance the reading experience of the HP books. It’s a good introduction to philosophy, rendered readable by the philosophers.
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Nov 04, Sara rated it did not like it Shelves: Jan 14, Paula rated it really liked it. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Jan 28, Mike Smith rated it really liked it. Halfway through the book, I realized that the essays were more to be skimmed rather than embraced. Read this if you want to freak people out with just how much geek you can pull from the series.
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Although the Potter series has many strong female characters, it has been criticized by feminist scholars. 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.
This is a good example of how not to start an essay collection. Free rated it liked it. Most of the articles are either inconsequential or crap.