The Star Wars Expanded Universe recently lost its canonicity; what does that really mean? Does John Dewey know?
-Links for the Curious-
John Dewey’s main work on aesthetics, “Art as Experience” – thenewschoolhistory.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/Dewey-ArtasExperience.pdf
Lucasfilm’s official announcement of the demotion of Expanded Universe media to sub-canonical status – www.starwars.com/news/the-legendary-star-wars-expanded-universe-turns-a-new-page
PBS Idea Channel’s fantastic episode regarding Neon Genesis Evangelion, authorial intent, & the death of the author – www.youtube.com/watch?v=SVm65tlhqw8
The Wookiepedia entry for “Holocron” – starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Holocron
The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy’s summary of philosophy surrounding nonexistent objects – plato.stanford.edu/entries/nonexistent-objects/