The Ultimate Daily Show and Philosophy: More Moments of Zen, More Indecision Theory

The Ultimate Daily Show and Philosophy: More Moments of Zen, More Indecision Theory

Author(s): Jason Holt

Published Online: 2 AUG 2013 08:52PM EST

Print ISBN: 9781118397688

Online ISBN: 9781118617380

DOI: 10.1002/9781118617380

About this Book

Savor moments of Zen like never before, with our Senior Philosophical Correspondents

The Ultimate Daily Show and Philosophy is revised, expanded, and updated to probe deeper than ever before the philosophical significance of the quintessential "fake" news show of the 21st century.

  • Features significant revisions and updates from the first 2007 edition
  • Includes discussion of both The Daily Show and its spin-off, The Colbert Report
  • Reveals why and how The Daily Show is philosophically engaging and significant
  • Showcases philosophers at their best, discussing truth, knowledge, reality, and the American Way
  • Faces head on tough and surprisingly funny questions about politics, religion, and power

Table of contents

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  1. Part 1: Headlines - Faux News Is Good News

  2. Part 2: Live Report - Jon Stewart (Not Mill) as Philosopher, Sort Of

  3. Part 3: Field Report - Politics and Critical Thinking

    1. Chapter 10

      More Bullshit (pages 137–154)

      Kimberly Blessing and Joseph Marren

  4. Part 4: Interview - Religion and Culture

  5. Part 5: Your Moment of Zen - Beyond The Daily Show

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