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How I met your mother and philosophy: : being and awesomeness, (ebook)

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How I met your mother and philosophy: : being and awesomeness
Title
How I met your mother and philosophy:
Title remainder
being and awesomeness
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Language
eng
Summary
Like philosophy itself, How I Met Your Mother has everyone thinking. How does a successful show that's been on the air for years suddenly become a hit in its fifth and sixth season? Have you ever wondered why you identify so strongly with Barney despite the fact that he's such a douche? Or why your life story doesn't make sense until you know the ending-or at least, the middle? Or where the Bro Code came from and why it's so powerful? Or why you'd sooner miss the hottest date in your life than have to live in New Jersey? Of course you have, or if you haven't, you'll clearly remember from now on that you have. How I Met Your Mother and Philosophy answers all these questions and a whole lot more, including one or two that even you may not have thought of. Twenty of the awesome-est philosophers ever congregated in one bar have come together to quaff a few drinks-and to analyze this most awesomely philosophical of sit-coms. They poke, prod, and sniff at such momentous matters as the metaphysics of possimpible worlds, the misdeeds of Goliath National Bank, the ontology of waiting to get slapped, the epistemology of sexual attraction, why the Platinum Rule is to never love thy neighbor, the authenticity of censoring yourself, the ethics of doing bad things with partly good intentions, why future Ted's opinions matter to present-day Ted, whether it's irrational to wait for the Slutty Pumpkin, and why Canadians have that strange Canadian slant on things. This book shows that viewers of How I Met Your Mother and Philosophy know that philosophy is much more than a song and dance routine
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Midwest
Dewey number
  • 791.4572
  • 194
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1974-
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  • Matterhorn, Lorenzo von
  • hoopla digital
Series statement
Popular culture and philosophy
Series volume
volume 81
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  • Philosophy
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
How I met your mother and philosophy: : being and awesomeness, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780812698459
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11785123
Specific material designation
remote
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11785123
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MWT11785123
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
How I met your mother and philosophy: : being and awesomeness, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780812698459
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11785123
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11785123
System control number
MWT11785123
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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