Harry Potter has put a spell on millions of readers, and they all want to find out more about the deeper meaning of his adventures. In Harry Potter and Philosophy. Harry Potter has put a spell on millions of readers, and they all want to find out more about the deeper meaning of his adventures. In Harry. Read the full-text online edition of Harry Potter and Philosophy: If Aristotle Ran Hogwarts ().

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Potterr Hell and Harry Potter. As in every collection, there were a few duds, and again, I wish this series had a better fact checker Harry DID NOT blow up Aunt Marge in Chamber of Secrets, nor are they Bernie Botts’ Beansbecause small errors like this cheapen the overall point being made by the essayist. I don’t think I really enjoyed or agreed with most of the Aristogle “metaphysical” section though. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

The Mirror of Erised: It felt understated and I really felt like more could’ve been included or expanded on. If Aristotle Ran Hogwarts.

Harry Potter has put a spell on millions of readers, and they all want to find out more about the deeper meaning of his adventures. Unfortunatly, I did not enjoy it, save for anf one or two essays. The virtue of ambition, the necessity of love, the dangers of relative morality, and many other philosophical areas are discussed and plucked out of Harry Potter’s phi,osophy and knowledgeable pages.

It feels out of place.

Harry Potter and Philosophy: If Aristotle Ran Hogwarts

Turely interesting, all the way through. The rran that the writers seemed to have of the Potter universe varied for each author also. Walls This is a relatively strong essay, but it does get a little boring in sections.

I read this book not expecting any great new philosophies or insights into old ones. Interesting lever by which to introduce some fundamental questions and occasional answers in philosophy. Many of the essays wouldn’t change, but there were instances where I wondered how new revelations from Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows would figure into the authors’ arguments.


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The authors also have a great lack of grammar skills, and they really need a lot of commas. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Selected pages Title Page.

Honestly, I would probably skip this book even if you are a hardcore Potter fan who enjoys philosophy. The names and ideas of philosophers were present and accounted for, and the ideas were on the whole simplistic and accessible. It’s nothing profound, but a lot of the points Silberstein brings up make for a great philosophy discussion.

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Please try again later. Alice in Wonderland and Philosophy: The introduction was strong and it was a consistent essay. I am generously going to hogwartss this a 3. Popular Culture and Philosophy 9. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

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A Short Introduction to Ethics helped point me in the right direction. Lost and the Office. May 28, McKenzie Horn rated it it was amazing. In Harry Potter and Philosophy, hogwartx experts in the field of philosophy unlock some of Harrt secret panels, uncovering surprising insights that are enlightening both for It was an interesting read but a few of the essays ended up feeling slower than nessisary, to the point I skipped the rest of the single essay.

Other important plot devices and character developments, like the introduction of the idea of Horcruxes or Dumbledore’s backstory, also would’ve added interest to some of the essays.

So we deal with Harry Potter and courage, the Dursleys and self-deception, the variations of friendships shown in the books Harry, Ron, and Hermione versus Draco, Crabbe, and Goyl This felt like a strange mix between literature analysis and philosophy. Overall it’s an interesting book however the articles inside vary depending on the chosen theme and the writing style.


Matthews This essay had no philosophy in it. But it was published before the last Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Not only did I want to see the last two novels published after this volume came out, in incorporated into its essayists’ analysis but I also was seeing that doing so would clearly work.

However, I thought this was interesting because I’m personally interested, and the footnote mentioning Being Good: Hermione and the Women of Hogwarts- Mimi R. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Read reviews that mention harry potter potter books aristotle ran ran hogwarts potter series level philosophy interesting read potter fan potter world philosophy this book potter and philosophy read this book essays essay philosophical magic authors introduction philosophers concepts.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Not anywhere as interesting as the premise would have to you think it should be. Nov 04, Sara rated it did not like it Shelves: I think this book presents its ideas in a very clear way that even the youngest audiences of Harry Potter would be able to have a good introduction to philosophical thought. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

I enjoyed reading it. Because each article is written by a different philosopher you do get an awareness of different scholars that you weren’t aware of before.

As might be expected, some of the essays herein are better than others.