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By Robert Arp

Since 1968's Night of the dwelling Dead, zombie tradition has progressively limped and clawed its approach into the guts of pop culture. this day, zombies and vampires have taken over television exhibits, comedian books, cartoons, games, and films. Zombies, Vampires, and Philosophy drags the theories of recognized philosophers like Socrates and Descartes into the territory of the undead, exploring questions like: Why do vampires and vegetarians percentage the same worldview? Why is knowing zombies the main to future health care reform? And what does "healthy in brain and physique" suggest for vampires and zombies? solutions to those questions and extra watch for readers courageous adequate to make this enjoyable, philosophical foray into the undead.

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