Wiley (2010)

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William Irwin
Kings College
Gregory Bassham
Kings College
Abstract
A philosophical exploration of the entire seven-book _Harry Potter_ series _Harry Potter_ has been heralded as one of the most popular book series of all time and the philosophical nature of Harry, Hermione, and Ron's quest to rid the world of its ultimate evil is one of the many things that make this series special. _The Ultimate Harry Potter and Philosophy _covers all seven titles in J.K. Rowling's groundbreaking_ _series and takes fans back to Godric's Hollow to discuss life after death, to consider what moral reasoning drove Harry to choose death, and to debate whether Sirius Black is a man or a dog. With publication timed to coincide with the release of the movie _Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, _this book will be the definitive guide for all fans looking to appreciate the series on a deeper level. Covers a range of intriguing topics such as the redemption of Severus Snape, the power of love, and destiny in the wizarding world Gives you a new perspective on _Harry Potter_ characters, plot lines, and themes Makes a perfect companion to the _Harry Potter _books and movies Packed with interesting ideas and insights, _The Ultimate Harry Potter and Philosophy _is an ideal companion for anyone interested in unraveling the subtext and exploring the greater issues at work in the story
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