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Popular culture as art and knowledge : a critique of authoritarian neoliberalism and the crisis of democracy / George A. Gonzalez.

Author/Creator:
Gonzalez, George A., 1969- author.
Publication:
Lanham : Lexington Books, [2019]
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 117 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Subjects:
Television programs -- Political aspects -- United States.
Motion pictures -- Political aspects -- United States.
Popular culture -- United States.
Popular culture -- Philosophy.
Summary:
"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.
Contents:
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.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Other format:
Online version: Gonzalez, George A., 1969- author. Popular culture as art and knowledge
ISBN:
9781498589772
1498589774
9781498589789
OCLC:
1057305411