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SpongeBob SquarePants and Philosophy: Soaking Up Secrets Under the Sea! (Popular Culture and Philosophy #60)

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SpongeBob SquarePants and Philosophy is designed to introduce fans of SpongeBob SquarePants to some of the great thinkers and questions in philosophy. The essays can be shared by young and old alike, kindling new interest in philosophy and life’s big questions. What keeps SpongeBob “reeling in” major audiences on a daily basis is that underneath the lighthearted and whimsi ...more
Paperback, 222 pages
Published August 9th 2011 by Open Court (first published August 1st 2011)
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Ted
I didn’t finish this book, read about 30% of it. Really I was just sampling the series of “Pop Culture & Philosophy” books, and chose this one because (a) my grandkids have enjoyed the TV series, (b) my son claims to like it, and (c) I’ve seen enough of it myself when the grandkids watch to at least know what the book is talking about.

Actually, if I leave it sit near where I read, I might read more.

I wanted to give it 3 stars. I chose 4 for the reason stated at the end of My Reaction.

I thin
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Ginan Aulia Rahman
Oleh Hasbi Ilman Hakim

Dalam kedalaman laut yang mencekam bersama langit yang berbunga-bunga, keluarlah seekor spons kuning dari nanas yang berpintu, berjingkat-jingkat melewati rumah model patung Easter Island sembari melantunkan nada harian dengan semangat, “Aku siap, aku siap, aku siap!”.

Dan adegan selanjutnya –bagi kita yang selalu menontonnya setiap hari di layar televisi—mampu kita tebak: Squidward, seekor gurita yang cukup ambisius dalam meraih harga dan kejayaan diri, berteriak kasar kepa
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pearl
Dec 30, 2011 pearl marked it as to-read
Shelves: philosophy
I actually own this (as an ebook) and I am going to read it and tell you all about it.
Hana Bilqisthi
Selama ini gue selalu mikir ada pesan apa yang bisa gue dapet dari menonton spongebob dan gue ngga menyangka ada sekumpulan orang yang membahas spongebob dengan serius.. mereka adalah Joseph j. foy dan rekan-rekannya.. buku ini memberikan pandangan baru dalam memahami karakter-karakter dalam spongebob squarepant dan bikini bottom .. entah dalam cara mendapatkan kebahagiaan, keadaan negara yang ideal, gmbaran ilmuwan, teman sejati dan banyak hal lainnya :)

beberapa qoutes yang gue suka:

“money is o
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Sylvester
Sep 23, 2015 Sylvester rated it did not like it
Shelves: philosophy
Such a rip-off. SpongeBob SquarePants and Philosophy is a terrible hack collection on essays with over the top interpretation of the characters and episodes to convey some sort of propaganda of the writers. This pop culture philosophy book will only make you regret reading it.
Elysa
Jul 09, 2014 Elysa rated it it was amazing
I thought this would be slightly ridiculous, but it ended up being incredibly insightful and informative. I understand a lot of the ideas discussed better after seeing how they relate to Spongebob, and it gave me interesting information about the show and people's reactions to it that I had never known.
Mega Larasati
May 06, 2015 Mega Larasati rated it really liked it
I really like Spongebob and this is an interesting book. I only read the first 4 chapters since I got it for free on Google Books but it's really worth it, especially for you who like popular culture.
Batty Amnesia
Jul 27, 2015 Batty Amnesia rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Keby som to mala celé zhrnúť tak knihu som si naozaj obľúbila ale určite by sa tu našli menšie chybičky. Tá pre mňa najhlavnejšia je tá, že to nie je pre každého fanúšika SpongeBoba a ja sama som sa pri čítaní občas potrápila. Niekedy som už zaspávala, pretože azda iba filozof by dokázal filozofickú knihu prečítať na jeden šup. Ale ak ste fanúšik tejto morskej špongie tak naozaj vrelo odporúčam. Samotná anotácia by chcela prilákať i malých čitateľov ale toto by zrejme po prvej strane odložili.
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David
A fun introduction to different western philosophers and philosophical issues through popular entertainment.
Rhianna
Jan 02, 2012 Rhianna rated it really liked it
The first thing I do when I finish school is read a book with chapters written by two of my favorite professors. I liked it. I enjoyed the chapter relating to dreams, it makes me want to read more by Descartes since it's been a while.
Norma
Apr 05, 2012 Norma rated it really liked it
It was surprisingly enjoyable and insightful.
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