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How does pop culture philosophically inform us? | Round Table | The Philosophy Shed

Tuesday, 13 December 2022




USC, Sippy Downs, Sunshine Coast

Do the popular arts inform or merely entertain us?

JS Mill wrote “It is better to be a human being dissatisfied than a pig satisfied; better to be Socrates dissatisfied than a fool satisfied.” But did he get it wrong?

What are the deep insights of GOT, Westworld or Bridgerton?
Can the dissonance of Radiohead tell us something about the beauty of ugliness? Does Banksy really have something useful to say?

Bring your favourite examples of lessons learned from popular media this will be a round table discussion

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