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Philosophy and Terry Pratchett

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  • © 2014


  • Terry Pratchett is one of the world's best-known and most-loved authors of fantasy fiction

  • Each chapter explores a different philosophical theme by reference to specific examples from Pratchett's novels.

  • Philosophical themes covered in relation to Pratchett's novels include identity, ethics, moral paternalism, logic and metaphysics

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About this book

Philosophy and Terry Pratchett is the first attempt by philosophers to explore themes in Sir Terry Pratchett's writings. It will appeal to both specialists and fans of Pratchett with serious essays written in a manner accessible to anyone who enjoys, or is curious about, Pratchett's work.

About the authors

Jennifer Jill Fellows, University of British Columbia, Canada Susanne E. Foster, Marquette University, USA 
Kevin Guilfoy, Carroll University, USA 
Joseph Keeping, York University in Toronto, Canada 
Tuomas W. Manninen, Arizona State University, USA 
Erica L. Neely, Ohio Northern University, USA Andrew 
Rayment, Chiba University, Japan 
Jay Ruud, University of Central Arkansas, USA 
Ben Saunders, University of Southampton, UK 
Dietrich Schotte, Institut of Philosophy at Marburg, Germany Martin Vacek, Slovak Academy of Sciences in Bratislava, Slovakia

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