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Jimmy Buffett and Philosophy: The Porpoise Driven Life (Popular Culture and Philosophy #39)

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Jimmy Buffett and his music have touched the lives of millions of people around the world, spanning generations and genres. But is Buffett's music just a good time, or is there a deeper level to it? Jimmy Buffett and Philosophy shows the philosophical side of this self-proclaimed non-philosopher's work. The articles in this book provide an accessible approach to thinking a ...more
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Published May 1st 2009 by Open Court Publishing Company
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A very strange but serious analysis of Buffett's lyrics and interviews. The array of author/psychologists each take their own view of the collective works and meanings of Buffett's lines. While it's a much more serious analysis than I expected, it's not without it's light-hearted moments and some raw acceptance that some things mean just what they say.

Overall, a good read, but more serious than the title suggests. Any true Buffett fan will find many new insights and a lot of confirmations. Maybe
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