John C. Kirk (johnckirk) wrote,
John C. Kirk

I'm currently reading "Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Philosophy". I bought this a few years ago, but I put it to one side, and I've only just got round to resuming it. It's a collection of essays (i.e. a different author in each chapter), and some are better than others, but on the whole it's quite interesting. I'll post longer thoughts when I've finished, but for now here's a sample quote:

"By decoupling the standard epistemological linkage of the social to the irrational, room can be made for a pluralist conception of knowledge in which the richly humanistic can coexist with the crisply formal."

I think it may be time to upgrade my "Griffin Savers Pocket Dictionary" (freebie from opening a Midland bank account when I was 10) to a copy of the OED...
Tags: books, buffy
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