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
About the Editors:
Jason Holt is Associate Professor at Acadia University. He is author of Blindsight and the Nature of Consciousness, co-author of Flexibility: A Concise Guide, and editor of The Daily Show and Philosophy and a forthcoming anthology in philosophy of sport.
William Irwin is Professor of Philosophy at King’s College. He originated the philosophy and popular culture genre of books as coeditor of the bestselling The Simpsons and Philosophy and has overseen recent titles including Superman and Philosophy, Black Sabbath and Philosophy, and Spider-Man and Philosophy.