Faculty Book: Noël Carroll

Noël Carroll

Philosophy in the Twilight Zone
(Wiley-Blackwell, 2009)


Utilizing a series of essays that examine the broad philosophical concepts embedded in Rod Serling’s series, The Twilight Zone, this book provides a platform for further philosophical discussion. Eminent contemporary philosophers review the show’s over-arching themes and discuss of particular episodes. Philosophy in The Twilight Zone fuses popular cult entertainment with classical philosophical perspectives to unearth larger questions—from human nature to the nature of reality and beyond—that are posed in the series. Also included is substantial critical and biographical information on series creator Rob Serling. Noël Carroll is a distinguished professor of philosophy at the Graduate Center.

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Submitted on: MAY 19, 2009

Category: Faculty Books | Philosophy