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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
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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.

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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 :)

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Elysa
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.
David
A fun introduction to different western philosophers and philosophical issues through popular entertainment.
Rhianna
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
It was surprisingly enjoyable and insightful.
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