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The ultimate Harry Potter and philosophy : Hogwarts for Muggles / edited by Gregory Bassham.

Imprint Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2010.
Description xv, 288 p. ; 23 cm.
Language English
Series The Blackwell philosophy and pop culture series
Blackwell philosophy and popculture series.
Subject Rowling, J. K. -- Philosophy.
Rowling, J. K. -- Themes, motives.
Rowling, J. K. -- Characters.
Rowling, J. K.
Potter, Harry (Fictitious character)
Potter, Harry (Fictitious character)
Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry (Imaginary organization)
Philosophy in literature.
Children's stories, English -- History and criticism.
Fantasy fiction, English -- History and criticism.
Characters and characteristics.
Children's stories, English.
Fantasy fiction, English.
Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry (Imaginary organization)
Philosophy in literature.
Themes, motives.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Format Print, Book
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Other authors / contributors Bassham, Gregory, 1959-
ISBN 9780470398258 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
0470398256 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "The Ultimate Harry Potter: Hogwarts for Muggles, is a fresh and distinctive report on the great ideas in the series. All the authors of these chapters have had the advantage of thinking through their chosen issues, and writing up their conclusions after the entire Potter storyline was complete, and Rowling had even had her say in public about things that never made it into the pages of the official texts. The philosophers and other top Harry Potter experts gathered together here offer new voices and new perspectives on many of the most important ideas that come up in the books--some of which can be genuinely life changing. Reading this book will be like putting on a Philosophical De-Coder Ring. It will show you vital aspects of the deepest story that lies behind these famous stories"--

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