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The Hobbit and philosophy : for when you've lost your dwarves, your wizard, and your way / edited by Gregory Bassham and Eric Bronson.

Contributor(s): Bassham, Gregory, 1959- [editor of compilation.] | Bronson, Eric, 1971- [editor of compilation.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: Blackwell philosophy and popculture series: Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, c2012Description: x, 262 p. ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780470405147 (pbk.) :; 0470405147 (pbk.) :.Subject(s): Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973. Hobbit | Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973 -- Philosophy | Fantasy fiction, English -- History and criticism | Middle Earth (Imaginary place) | Philosophy in literatureDDC classification: 823/.912 LOC classification: PR6039.O32 | H6336 2012
Contents:
The adventurous Hobbit / Gregory Bassham -- "The road goes ever on and on": a Hobbit's Tao / Michael C. Brannigan -- Big hairy feet: a Hobbit's guide to enlightenment / Eric Bronson -- Bilbo Baggins: the cosmopolitan Hobbit / Dennis Knepp -- The glory of Bilbo Baggins / Charles Taliaferro and Craig Lindahl-Urben -- Pride and humility in The Hobbit / Laura Garcia -- "My precious": Tolkien on the perils of possessiveness / Anna Minore and Gregory Bassham -- Tolkien's just war / David Kyle Johnson -- "Pretty fair nonsense": art and beauty in The Hobbit / Philip Tallon -- Hobbitus Ludens: why Hobbits like to play and why we should, too / David L. O'Hara -- "The lord of magic and machines": Tolkien on magic and technology / W. Christopher Stewart -- Inside The Hobbit: Bilbo Baggins and the paradox of fiction / Amy Kind -- Philosophy in the dark: The Hobbit and hermeneutics / Tom Grimwood -- Some Hobbits have all the luck / Randall M. Jensen -- The consolation of Bilbo: providence and free will in Middle-Earth / Grant Sterling -- Out of the frying pan: courage and decision making in Wilderland / Jamie Carlin Watson -- There and back again: a song of innocence and experience / Joe Kraus.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The adventurous Hobbit / Gregory Bassham -- "The road goes ever on and on": a Hobbit's Tao / Michael C. Brannigan -- Big hairy feet: a Hobbit's guide to enlightenment / Eric Bronson -- Bilbo Baggins: the cosmopolitan Hobbit / Dennis Knepp -- The glory of Bilbo Baggins / Charles Taliaferro and Craig Lindahl-Urben -- Pride and humility in The Hobbit / Laura Garcia -- "My precious": Tolkien on the perils of possessiveness / Anna Minore and Gregory Bassham -- Tolkien's just war / David Kyle Johnson -- "Pretty fair nonsense": art and beauty in The Hobbit / Philip Tallon -- Hobbitus Ludens: why Hobbits like to play and why we should, too / David L. O'Hara -- "The lord of magic and machines": Tolkien on magic and technology / W. Christopher Stewart -- Inside The Hobbit: Bilbo Baggins and the paradox of fiction / Amy Kind -- Philosophy in the dark: The Hobbit and hermeneutics / Tom Grimwood -- Some Hobbits have all the luck / Randall M. Jensen -- The consolation of Bilbo: providence and free will in Middle-Earth / Grant Sterling -- Out of the frying pan: courage and decision making in Wilderland / Jamie Carlin Watson -- There and back again: a song of innocence and experience / Joe Kraus.

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