The Office and Philosophy, J. Jeremy Wisnewski
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The Office and Philosophy
Scenes from the Unexamined Life

Narrator: Raymond Scully

Unabridged: 11 hr 3 min

Format: Digital Audiobook Download

Published: 07/20/2020


Just when you thought paper couldnt be more exciting, this book comes your way! This bookjammed full of paperunites philosophy with one of the best shows ever: The Office. Addressing both the current American incarnation and the original British version, The Office and Philosophy brings these two wonders of civilization together for a frolic through the mundane yet curiously edifying worlds of Scrantons Dunder-Mifflin and Sloughs Wernham-Hogg. Is Michael Scott in denial about death? Are Pam and Jim ever going to figure things out? Is David Brent an essentialist? Surprisingly, The Office can teach us about the mind, Aristotle, and humiliation. Even more surprisingly, paper companies can allow us to better understand business ethics. Dont believe it? Open this book, and behold its beautiful paper Join the philosophical fray as we explore the abstract world of philosophy through concrete scenes of the unexamined life in The Office. You may discover that Gareth Keenan is secretly a brilliant logician, that Dwight Schrute is better off deceiving himself, that David Brent is an example of hyperreality, and that Michael Scott is hopelessly lost (but you probably already knew that!).