The Ultimate Harry Potter and Philosophy: Hogwarts for Muggles
A philosophical exploration of the entire seven-book Harry Potter seriesHarry Potter has been heralded as one of the most popular book series of all time and the philosophical nature of Harry, Hermione, and Ron's quest to rid the world of its ultimate evil is one of the many things that make this... show more
A philosophical exploration of the entire seven-book Harry Potter seriesHarry Potter has been heralded as one of the most popular book series of all time and the philosophical nature of Harry, Hermione, and Ron's quest to rid the world of its ultimate evil is one of the many things that make this series special. The Ultimate Harry Potter and Philosophy covers all seven titles in J.K. Rowling's groundbreaking series and takes fans back to Godric's Hollow to discuss life after death, to consider what moral reasoning drove Harry to choose death, and to debate whether Sirius Black is a man or a dog.With publication timed to coincide with the release of the movie Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Part 1), this book will be the definitive guide for all fans looking to appreciate the series on a deeper level. Covers a range of intriguing topics such as the redemption of Severus Snape, the power of love, and destiny in the wizarding worldGives you a new perspective on Harry Potter characters, plot lines, and themesMakes a perfect companion to the Harry Potter books and moviesPacked with interesting ideas and insights, The Ultimate Harry Potter and Philosophy is an ideal companion for anyone interested in unraveling the subtext and exploring the greater issues at work in the story.
Publish date: September 14th 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
Series: Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture (#22)
Do our choices truly matter more than our abilities, as Albus Dumbledore famously told Harry Potter? What do ghosts and Horcruxes tell us about J.K. Rowling's view of the soul? What are the implications of Polyjuice Potion and the ability of Animagi to transform into animals for the concept of ident...
This book was one of my favorites from 2011. Absolutely loved it. I'm a super huge Harry Potter fan and a fan of philosophy. So the combination of these two things was absolutely awesome. The Harry Potter books were my friends when I had none. I read them when I was feeling lonely, depressed, etc. T...
Nada nuevo bajo el sol. Esta clase de libros van para cierto público. Dudo que muchos que no estpen realmente interesados en Potter se tomen la molestia de leer este libro. Entonces, uno esperaría que se nos presenten ideas interesantes, novedosas o mejor desarrolladas, no la clase de discusiones qu...