The Daily Show and Philosophy: Moments of ZEN in the Art of Fake News (Blackwell Philosophy & Pop Culture) (The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series)

The Daily Show and Philosophy: Moments of ZEN in the Art of Fake News (Blackwell Philosophy & Pop Culture) (The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series)

by JasonHolt (Editor)

Synopsis

An entertaining and insightful examination of the Emmy-award winning American satirical news show, broadcast on Comedy Central in the US, and (in an edited edition) on More4 in the UK and CNN International around the world. * Includes discussion of both The Daily Show and its spin-off show, The Colbert Report * Showcases philosophers at their best, discussing truth, knowledge, reality and the American Way * Highlights the razor sharp critical skills of Jon Stewart and his colleagues * Faces tough and surprisingly funny questions about politics, religion, and power head on

$3.18

Save:$14.57 (82%)

Quantity

1 in stock

More Information

Format: Paperback
Pages: 280
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Published: 11 Dec 2007

ISBN 10: 1405163143
ISBN 13: 9781405163149

Media Reviews
The Daily Show and Philosophy brilliantly shows how rabid partisanship, ineffective media, shoddy public discourse, and hyperbolic book blurbs spell doom for America. Dave Baggett, editor of Harry Potter and Philosophy and Hitchcock and Philosophy
Author Bio
Jason Holt is Assistant Professor at Acadia University. He is author of Blindsight and the Nature of Consciousness (2003).