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Title House and philosophy : everybody lies / edited by Henry Jacoby.
Imprint Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2008.

Series Blackwell philosophy and pop culture series
Blackwell philosophy and popculture series.
Subject House, M.D. (Television program)
Alt Name Jacoby, Henry.
Description ix, 261 pages.
Note Includes index.
Contents Humanity is overrated : House on life -- Selfish, base animals crawling across the earth : House and the meaning of life / Henry Jacoby -- House and Sartre : hell is other people? / Jennifer L. McMahon -- Is there a superman in the House? : a Nietzchean point of view / David Goldblatt -- House and moral luck / Jane Dryden -- Welcome to the end of the thought process : House's logic and method -- The logic of guesswork in Sherlock Holmes and House, M.D. / Jerold J. Abrams -- It explains everything! / Barbara Anne Stock -- The sound of one House clapping : rude diagnostician as Zen rhetorician / Jeffrey C. Ruff and Jeremy Barris -- Being nice is overrated : House and Socrates on the necessity of conflict / Melanie Frappier -- Is there a daoist in the House? / Peter Vernezze -- It is the nature of medicine that you are going to screw up : House and ethical principles -- You care for everybody : Cameron's ethics of care / Renee Kyle -- To intubate or not to intubate : House's principles and priorities / Barbara Anne Stock and Teresa Blankmeyer Burke -- House, M.D. and medical paternalism : you can't always get what you want / Mark R. Wicclair -- If the end doesn't justify the means, then what does? / Catherine Sartin -- House vs. Tritter : on the clash of theoretical and practical authority / Kenneth Ehrenberg -- The drugs don't make me high, they make me neutral : virtues and character on House -- House and the virtue of eccentricity / John R. Fitzpatrick -- Love : the only risk House can't take / Sara Protasi -- A prescription for friendship / Sara Waller -- Diagnosing character : a House divided / Heather Battaly and Amy Coplan.
ISBN 9780470316603 (pbk.)
0470316608 (pbk.)
OCLC # 318193864
Table of Contents
 Acknowledgments: What? You Want Me to Thank You? 
IntroductionRead Less, More TV: A Cranky, Slightly Rude Introduction / Henry Jacoby1
Pt. 1"Humanity is Overrated": House on Life 
1Selfish, Base Animals Crawling Across the Earth: House and the Meaning of Life / Henry Jacoby5
2House and Sartre: "Hell Is Other People" / Jennifer L. McMahon17
3Is There a Superman in the House?: A Nietzschean Point of View / David Goldblatt30
4House and Moral Luck / Jane Dryden39
Pt. 2"Welcome to the End of the Thought Process": House's Logic and Method 
5The Logic of Guesswork in Sherlock Holmes and House / Jerold J. Abrams55
6It Explains Everything! / Barbara Anne Stock71
7The Sound of One House Clapping: The Unmannerly Doctor as Zen Rhetorician / Jeffrey C. Ruff, Jeremy Barris84
8"Being Nice Is Overrated": House and Socrates on the Necessity of Conflict / Melanie Frappier98
9Is There a Daoist in the House? / Peter Vernezze112
Pt. 3"It is the Nature of Medicine That You Are Going to Screw Up": House and Ethical Principles 
10"You Care for Everybody": Cameron's Ethics of Care / Renee Kyle125
11To Intubate or Not to Intubate: House's Principles and Priorities / Barbara Anne Stock, Teresa Blankmeyer Burke137
12House and Medical Paternalism: "You Can't Always Get What You Want." / Mark R. Wicclair150
13If the End Doesn't justify the Means, Then 'What Does? / Catherine Sartin164
14House vs. Tritter: On the Clash of Theoretical and Practical Authority / Kenneth Ehrenberg174
Pt. 4"The Drugs Don't Make Me High, They Make Me Neutral": Virtues and Character on House 
15House and the Virtue of Eccentricity / John R. Fitzpatrick187
16Love: The Only Risk House Can't Take / Sara Protasi198
17A Prescription for Friendship / Sara Waller209
18Diagnosing Character: A House Divided? / Heather Battaly, Amy Coplan222
 Contributors: Princeton-Plainsboro Teaching Hospital Staff239
 Index: Index of Differential Diagnoses247

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