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By George A. Dunn

Veronica Mars is a kick-ass inner most investigator, clever and street-wise. yet what can her personality let us know approximately higher lifestyles matters, equivalent to wisdom and skepticism, belief and friendship, revenge, race, gender, and feminism? What makes her tick? And why is Logan this kind of sarcastic undesirable boy, anyway?

Veronica Mars and Philosophy contains a thought-provoking choice of essays established on philosophical matters introduced forth in Veronica Mars, the seriously acclaimed neo-noir detective sequence set within the fictional city of Neptune, California. fanatics and rookies alike will achieve distinct insights into the philosophical makeup of successful convey that tackled either crime and a few of the bigger mysteries of life.

Introduces major philosophical techniques that come up within the cult television exhibit, Veronica Mars
Tackles themes proper to modern formative years tradition, together with belief and friendship, revenge, wisdom and skepticism, race, classification, gender, and feminism
Offers insights into darker topics explored within the sequence, that's famous for the complexity and complex plotting of its storylines
Delves deeply into the psychology of Veronica Mars in the course of her transition from highschool to college
Written for enthusiasts of the tv convey, philosophy scholars or readers attracted to well known culture
Timed for liberate with the hugely expected Veronica Mars characteristic film

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