Call for Abstracts
Dexter and Philosophy
Richard Greene, George Reisch, & Rachel Robison, Editors
Contributors are welcome to submit abstracts on any topic of philosophical interest that pertains to Dexter (including the book series on which the television program is based). The editors are especially interested in receiving submissions that engage philosophical issues/topics/concepts in Dexter in creative and non-standard ways.
Topics may include:
* The ethics of having a favorite serial killer
* Dexter’s “code” and the principles of vigilantism
* Ultimate Reality and the guy down in accounting: Life’s unexamined assumptions.
* Dexter’s fans and the fourth wall: The phenomenology (or ethics) of knowing a killer’s inner thoughts
Please feel free to forward this to anyone writing within a philosophic discipline who might be interested in contributing.
1. Abstract of paper (100–750 words)
2. Resume/CV for each author/coauthor of the paper
3. Initial submission may be by mail or email (prefer e-mail with MS Word attachment)
4. Submission deadline: March 15, 2010
Department of Political Science and Philosophy
Weber State University
1203 University Circle
Ogden, UT 84408-1203