A book recently released, titled “Wisdom of Disney’s Magic as the Eye-Opener on What’s Important” explores the “important messages on life” hidden in Disney cartoons from a philosophical viewpoint. In it, a French philosopher Marianne Cheyenne popularizes the ever-complicated philosophy, “a way of thinking that’s near and dear to human lives and routine”, uses “Disney anime” as as a base and analyzes it in a beginner-friendly manner.
“The Wisdom of Disney’s Magic as the Eye-Opener on What’s Important” explains seemingly complicated philosophy by using 22 Disney cartoon titles. From messages that you won’t easily catch just from having watched the films, to messages so deep that not even the authors themselves seem aware of them — she delves into it all, making good use of the gems of wisdom left by the history’s top philosophers.
“Pocahontas” makes you think about what it means to be primitive people; “WALL-E” raises the doubt on technological progress aNietzschean Hades from “Hercules” and Frollo from “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” raises questions about new morals.. Life-important questions such as, “Is Robin Hood a villain or a man of justice?” are unraveled via famous titles, from “Snow White” to “Frozen”
“The Wisdom of Disney’s Magic as the Eye-Opener on What’s Important” is sold right now for JPY 1,500 (before tax).