Dr Corbin Fowler has authored three previous books, The “Logic” of U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy, Morality for Moderns, and Searching for Truth, Justice, and the American Way. He is a Professor of Philosophy at Edinboro University, Pennsylvania, in the United States. In 2011 he created Edinboro Potterfest, a week-long festival of fun and education inspired by the Harry Potter saga. One event in this festival, held each year in mid-October, is the Ravenclaw Conference. From these academic gatherings of professors and students came the articles selected for this book. The fourth Edinboro Potterfest and Ravenclaw Conference will be held in October 2014.