Books written by Rachel Robison-Greene

The Handmaid's Tale and Philosophy

December 4, 2018 | 256 pages
Philosophers look beyond the sea of red dresses to reveal insights about gender inequality, religious oppression, power, and violence.  More Info

Twin Peaks and Philosophy

August 7, 2018 | 256 pages
An investigative team of philosophers uncovers the hidden meanings of this weird and puzzling television show.  More Info

Peanuts and Philosophy

December 19, 2016 | 288 pages
InPeanuts and Philosophy, twenty philosophers, from a diverse range of perspectives, look at different aspects of thePeanuts canon. How can the thoughts of children, who have yet to become grown-up, help us to become more grown up ourselves? Do we get good results from believing in something like... More Info

Orange Is the New Black

September 15, 2015 | 288 pages
This collection of 18 chapters by talented philosophical minds probes some of the many lessons to be learned from Orange Is the New Black. The show and the book that inspired it both dramatically highlight the troubling, stressful situation of millions of incarcerated Americans. How do the show’s... More Info

Girls and Philosophy

Open Court Publishing Company | November 11, 2014 | 288 pages
The drama-comedy Girls — often unfairly written off as Sex and the City for the millennial generation — has made TV history and provoked controversy for its pitilessly accurate portrayal of four oddly sympathetic twentysomething female characters, notable for their self-absorption, empathy... More Info

Boardwalk Empire and Philosophy

September 10, 2013 | 288 pages
From Machiavellian city officials to big time mobsters (such as Arnold Rothstein, Lucky Luciano, and Al Capone) to corrupt beat cops to overzealous G-men to suffragettes to abolitionists to innocent citizens caught in the crossfire, Boardwalk Empire is replete with philosophically compelling... More Info