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By J. Jeremy Wisnewski

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

With edgy writing and a very good solid, 30 Rock is likely one of the funniest tv exhibits 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 rather suggest to be solid? Dr. Leo Spaceman sometimes demonstrates that drugs isn't 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 participants are thrust onto the philosophical level with Plato, Aristotle, Kantand different nice thinkers to envision those key questions etc 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 at 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 figuring out 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

perfect for either informal and diehard lovers, this publication is the basic spouse for each 30 Rock­-watcher.

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One of the benefits of writing books in an age of such cheap and easy communication is that authors hear directly from their readers, loudly and clearly and in great number. Good feedback is hard to come by, and extremely valuable. Not only did we receive feedback on what we’d already written but also many suggestions for future topics. Some of you who sent e-mails will see your thoughts reflected in this book. Thank you. The success of Freakonomics had one particularly strange by-product: we were regularly invited, together and separately, to give lectures to all sorts of groups.

S. law known as Title IX. While broadly designed to prohibit sex discrimination in educational settings, Title IX also required high schools and colleges to bring their women’s sports programs up to the level of their men’s programs. Millions of young women subsequently joined these new programs, and as the economist Betsey Stevenson discovered, girls who play high-school sports are more likely to attend college and land a solid job, especially in some of the high-skill fields traditionally dominated by men.

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