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Office' and Philosophy : Scenes from the Unexamined Life (Unabridged) (MP3-CD) (J. Jeremy Wisnewski)

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This book unites philosophy with one of the best shows ever: The Office. Addressing both the current American incarnation and the original British version,The Office and Philosophy brings these two wonders of civilization together for a frolic through the mundane yet curiously edifying worlds of Scranton's Dunder-Mifflin and Slough's Wernham-Hogg.

Is Michael Scott in denial about death? Are Pam and Jim ever going to figure things out? Is David Brent an essentialist? Surprisingly,The Office can teach us about the mind, Aristotle, and humiliation. Even more surprisingly, paper companies can allow us to better understand business ethics.

Join the philosophical fray as we explore the abstract world of philosophy through concrete scenes of the unexamined life inThe Office. You may discover that Gareth Keenan is secretly a brilliant logician, that Dwight Schrute is better off deceiving himself, that David Brent is an example of hyperreality, and that Michael Scott is hopelessly lost (but you probably already knew that!).

Edition: Unabridged
Genre: Social Science, Performing Arts
Sub-Genre: Popular Culture, Television / History + Criticism, Television / Guides + Reviews
Format: Mp3_cd
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Author: J. Jeremy Wisnewski
Language: English
Street Date: May 10, 2016
TCIN: 51322045
UPC: 9781522600183
Item Number (DPCI): 248-19-2318
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