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The Daily show and philosophy; moments of zen in the art of fake news.


The Daily show and philosophy; moments of zen in the art of fake news.

Ed. by Jason Holt holt  
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Blackwell Black·well , Elizabeth 1821-1910.

British-born American physician who was the first woman to be awarded a medical doctorate in modern times (1849).


270 pages



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Holt (philosophy and pop culture, Acadia U.) and fellow contributors stay true to the comic tone of television's prolific fake news series The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Not to be confused with John Stewart or John Stuart.

Jon Stewart (born Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz on November 28,1962) is an American comedian, satirist, actor, writer, and producer.
 while discussing the show in a philosophical context. Nineteen chapters address how fake news can convey truth (as well as its potential harms), how Jon Stewart's taking on of powerful figures pays homage homage: see feudalism.  to Socrates and other public intellectuals, The Daily Show's dismantling dis·man·tle  
tr.v. dis·man·tled, dis·man·tling, dis·man·tles
a. To take apart; disassemble; tear down.

 of political rhetoric, its treatment of religion, and philosophical themes in spin-offs The Colbert Report and America (The Book).

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Date:Nov 1, 2007
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