"To adjudicate between continental and analytic philosophy this book looks at the Star Trek television series, as well as Nazi cinema. Popular culture is germane to philosophy and contemporary politics because television creators attract viewers by conveying authentic philosophical and political motifs"-- Provided by publisher.
Deconstruction versus reason in the world The absolute and Nazi cinema Star Trek, scientism, the progressive dialectic, and the pre-theoretical Star Trek and the ontology of things Star Trek, love, and instrumental reason Justice as dialectic : Blood blues versus Dirty Harry Nazi takeover of America : The man and the high castle and Star Trek Post-9/11 politics on television : Veep, House of cards, Game of thrones, and Star Trek: Enterprise Conclusion. Art as knowledge of metaphysics and politics.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Online version: Gonzalez, George A., 1969- author. Popular culture as art and knowledge