The Ultimate Harry Potter and Philosophy: Hogwarts for Muggles (The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Book 22) – William Irwin, Gregory Bassham – 13.01.22

I don’t often like this kind of ‘Pop science’ book, but this one was on a 99p deal and I love Harry Potter so I gave it a go. Hmmm. It seems to me that philosophy is just either stating the bleeding obvious in a really longwinded way, or talking total nonsense in a really longwinded way. Still, I was reminded of a few things from Harry Potter that I’d forgotten about, which was nice, although I thought some of the HP references or puns were too contrived or cutesy.

If you like that kind of thing, then you’ll probably like this.

Published by sarahrwray

I'm an erstwhile writer and forever reader and book reviewer.

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