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Title The Sopranos and philosophy : I kill therefore I am / edited by Richard Greene and Peter Vernezze.
Imprint Chicago : Open Court, c2004.

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Descript xiii, 219 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Popular culture and philosophy ; v. 7
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Antipasto -- Prolegomenon -- 1. Bada-being and nothingness: murderous melodrama or morality play? / Al Gini -- Primo piatto -- History of philosophy: Tony and the philosophers -- 2. Tony Soprano and the art of war: New Jersey meets the East / Steven C. Combs -- 3. The unhappiness of Tony Soprano: an ancient analysis / Jennifer Baker -- 4. It's all a big nothing": the Nihilistic vision of The Sopranos / Kevin L. Stoehr -- 5. The Prince and I: some musings on Machiavelli / David Hahn -- Secondo Piatto -- Ethics: soprano family values -- 6. "I dunno about morals, but I do got rules": Tony Soprano as ethical manager / Ronald M. Green -- 7. Tony Soprano's moral sympathy (or lack thereof): The Sopranos and subjectivists ethics / Sheila Lintott -- 8. Staying within the family: Tony Soprano's ethical obligations / Scott D. Wilson -- 9. Is Carmela Soprano a feminist? Carmela's care ethics / Lisa Cassidy -- 10. Dying in our own arms: liberalism, communitarianism, and the construction of identity on The Sopranos / H. Peter Steeves -- Contorno -- Aesthetics: the beauty of crime -- 11. Sympathy for the devil / Noël Carroll -- 12. A moral never-never land: identifying with Tony Soprano / James Harold -- 13. Know thyself, asshole: Tony Soprano as an Aristotelian tragic hero / Mike Lippman -- Dolce -- Language and knowledge: metaphysics and made guys -- 14. This thing of ours: language use in The Sopranos / Michael E. Gettings -- 15. Is Tony Soprano self-blind? / Richard Greene -- Vino -- Philosophy of religion: the God of The Sopranos -- 16. Tony Soprano in hell: chase's mob in Dante's inferno / Peter Vernezze -- 17. "What kind of God does this ...?" / Peter H. Hare.
Subject Sopranos (Television program) -- Miscellanea.
Alt Author Greene, Richard, 1961 Sept. 2-
Vernezze, Peter, 1959-
ISBN/ISSN 0812695585 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780812695588 (pbk. : alk. paper)


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