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'The Simpsons' and Philosophy

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'The Simpsons' and Philosophy

'The Simpsons' and Philosophy

'The Simpsons' and Philosophy

Only Available in Archive Formats.

A new philosophy course at Siena Heights University in Adrian, Michigan, will offer students the opportunity to apply their knowledge of Aristotle and Immanuel Kant to episodes of the animated television comedy, The Simpsons. Liane Hansen speaks with Kimberly Blessing, the school's philosophy program coordinator.

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