Pop Philosophy!Author: Open Court Podcasts
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Pop Philosophy!

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Philosophy podcasts from Open Court's supercool Popular Culture and Philosophy book series.

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    Is Radiohead the Pink Floyd of the 21st Century?

    George Reisch reads his chapter "Is Radiohead the Pink Floyd of the 21st Century?"--the introductory chapter to Radiohead and Philosophy: Fitter Happier More Deductive. The answer, Reisch argues, is "no." While neither Radiohead nor classic Pink Floyd should be understood as "space rock," there remain enormous cultural and philosophical differences between these two bands.

  • Posted on 10 Jun 2009

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    All the Argument We Need

    John Sylvia reads his chapter "All the Argument We need," in which he discusses the highly effective political argumentation lurking within the video for Radiohead's song, "All I Need."

  • Posted on 10 Jun 2009

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    Everybody Hates Rainbows

    D. E. reads his chapter entitled "Everybody Hates Rainbows," in which he discusses Radiohead's revolutionary pay-what-you-want album. By breaking all the rules, is Radiohead making new rules for the music marketplace and culture industry?

  • Posted on 25 Feb 2009

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    Wittgenstein's iPod, or, The Familiar among Us

    Alf Rehn reads his chapter entitled "Wittgenstein's iPod, or, The Familiar among Us." He explores the nature of iPod-ness, a concept that may prove to be elusive, and speculates on the contents of Wittgenstein's iPod.

  • Posted on 06 Jan 2009

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    Podcrastination

    Regina Arnold reads her chapter in iPod and Philosophy, entitled "Podcrastination." She asks the provocative question, Are iPods agents of social change, or agents of repression? Are they going to free our minds, or just chain us to our seats?

  • Posted on 15 Oct 2008

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