"Game of Thrones and Philosophy" by Henry Jacoby

March 03 2021

Opinion article

"Game of Thrones and Philosophy: Logic Cuts Deeper Than Swords" by Henry Jacoby

This book delves into the many philosophical questions that arise in this complex, character-driven series, including: Is it right for a "good" king to usurp the throne of a "bad" one and murder his family? How far should you go to protect your family and its secrets? In a fantasy universe with medieval mores and ethics, can female characters reflect modern feminist ideals?

 

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"Game of Thrones and Philosophy" by Henry Jacoby