House and Philosophy: Everybody Lies

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William Irwin, Henry Jacoby
Wiley, Apr 27, 2009 - PERFORMING ARTS - 272 pages
25 Reviews
An unauthorized look at the philosophical issues raised by one of today's most popular television shows: House

House is one of the top three television dramas on the air, pulling in more than 19 million viewers for each episode. This latest book in the popular Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture series takes a deeper look at the characters and issues raised in this Emmy Award-winning medical drama, offering entertaining answers to the fascinating ethical questions viewers have about Dr. Gregory House and his medical team.

Henry Jacoby (Goldsboro, NC) teaches philosophy at East Carolina University. He has published articles primarily on the philosophy of mind and was a contributor to South Park and Philosophy
(978-1-4051-6160-2).

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Review: House and Philosophy: Everybody Lies (Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture #10)

User Review  - Brittannia Talori - Goodreads

House is the quintessential, brilliant narcissist that we women can't wait to get our hands on. His philosophy isn't bad either. House, you fascinate me. Also a good introduction to philosophy in general. Great book. Read full review

Review: House and Philosophy: Everybody Lies (Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture #10)

User Review  - Danine - Goodreads

I thought this was an ok collection of essays. The first several essays were good and a few good ones were scattered throughout. It was a bit watered down for my personal tastes, but I'm always happy ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

HENRY JACOBY teaches philosophy at East Carolina University. He has published articles on the philosophy of mind and contributed to South Park and Philosophy. He lives in Goldsboro, North Carolina, with his wife, Kathryn, and their two cats, Bunkai and Willow.

WILLIAM IRWIN is a professor of philosophy at King's College, Pennsylvania. He has coedited The Simpsons and Philosophy and edited Seinfeld and Philosophy, The Matrix and Philosophy, and Metallica and Philosophy.

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