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By Daniel Shaw

ISBN-10: 1474299296

ISBN-13: 9781474299299

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This booklet pairs shut readings of a few of the vintage writings of existentialist philosophers with interpretations of flicks that demonstrate outstanding parallels to every of these texts, demonstrating their respective philosophies in motion. person chapters comprise major excerpts from the unique texts being mentioned and illustrated. Pairings conceal Schopenhauer and Waking Life, Stirner and Hud, Kierkegaard and Winter Light, Nietzsche and The Fountainhead, Heidegger, Blade Runner and The skinny crimson Line, Camus, Leaving Las Vegas and Missing, Sartre, Husbands and Wives, and Michael Collins, de Beauvoir and Revolutionary Road, and Foucault and One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.

Movies with Meaning bargains a transparent and insightful exam of the relationships among existential philosophers and movie, supplying either digests in their most vital texts and cinematic illustrations of what each one had in brain. For the 1st time in a single position, this e-book analyses the consequences for movie of the views of a wide range of the main major existentialist thinkers. prepared chronologically, like such a lot existentialism anthologies, this can be a fantastic textbook for an intermediate point existentialism path, or as a better half to a range of fundamental texts.

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