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A desirable exploration of the philosophy in the back of NBC's hit television sequence, 30 Rock

With edgy writing and a good forged, 30 Rock is among the funniest tv indicates at the air--and the place hilarity ensues, philosophical questions abound: Are Liz Lemon and Jack Donaghy moral heroes? Kenneth redefines "goody shoes", yet what does it fairly suggest to be solid? Dr. Leo Spaceman in many instances demonstrates that medication isn't really a technology, so what's the function of the incompetent expert in the USA today?

In 30 Rock and Philosophy, Tina Fey and her fellow solid individuals are thrust onto the philosophical level with Plato, Aristotle, Kantand different nice thinkers to ascertain those key questions and so on that contain the characters and plotlines of 30 Rock and its fictional TGS with Tracy Jordan comedy show.

Takes an exciting, up-close examine the philosophical concerns in the back of 30 Rock's characters and storylines, from post-feminist beliefs to workaholism and the that means of life

Equips you with a brand new knowing of Liz Lemon, Jack Donaghy, Tracy Jordan, Jenna Maroney, Dr. Spaceman, and different characters

provides deep and significant new purposes (who knew?) for staring at Tina Fey and your different favorites on 30 Rock

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