30 Rock and Philosophy

30 Rock and Philosophy

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A fascinating exploration of the philosophy behind NBCa€™s hit TV series, 30 Rock With edgy writing and a great cast, 30 Rock is one of the funniest television shows on the aira€”and where hilarity ensues, philosophical questions abound: Are Liz Lemon and Jack Donaghy ethical heroes? Kenneth redefines qgoody two shoesq, but what does it really mean to be good? Dr. Leo Spaceman routinely demonstrates that medicine is not a science, so what is the role of the incompetent professional in America today? In 30 Rock and Philosophy, Tina Fey and her fellow cast members are thrust onto the philosophical stage with Plato, Aristotle, Kantand other great thinkers to examine these key questions and many others that involve the characters and plotlines of 30 Rock and its fictional TGS with Tracy Jordan comedy show. Takes an entertaining, up-close look at the philosophical issues behind 30 Rock's characters and storylines, from post-feminist ideals to workaholism and the meaning of life Equips you with a new understanding of Liz Lemon, Jack Donaghy, Tracy Jordan, Jenna Maroney, Dr. Spaceman, and other characters Gives you deep and meaningful new reasons (who knew?) for watching Tina Fey and your other favorites on 30 Rock Ideal for both casual and diehard fans, this book is the essential companion for every 30 Rock-watcher.Oven. and. Greenzo. In the 1980s the sociologist Robert Jackall did fieldwork inside several large corporations and published the ... To begin with, JackAcs job prior to becoming VPECTMOP was head of a branch of GE that was developing microwave oven technology. ... In all likelihood, he just said, AcBuild me a good microwave oven, a€ much as his instructions to Liz are just to write something funny .

Title:30 Rock and Philosophy
Author:William Irwin
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2010-06-24


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