A while ago, we (Benito and Danie, that is) had a good laugh about the list Jarry Lee made for McSweeneys.net – The Canon of Philosophy Karaoke Songs. Seeing that most of the song titles Jarry Lee humurously mashed up with the names of famous philosophers were also number-one hits, we thought: Why not make a poll out of it? We even managed to add three of our own silly philosophical karaoke titles, and now you’re invited to join in and vote.
If you can think of any other number-one hits to combine with the names of philosophers, please drop us a comment below. And of course we can’t have fun with philosophers without tipping our hats to those incorrigible band of British pranksters, Monty Python – this clip might even give you a few ideas for some more philosophy student karaoke songs: