9780813124452

The Philosophy of Stanley Kubrick

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    9780813124452

  • ISBN10:

    081312445X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2007-05-04
  • Publisher: Univ Pr of Kentucky
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Summary

In The Philosophy of Stanley Kubrick, some of our most respected philosophers investigate Kubrick's art to illuminate his view of reality.

Table of Contents

The subject at war
Understanding the enemy : the dialogue of fear in Fear and desire and Dr. Strangelovep. 9
Chaos, order, and morality : Nietzsche's influence on Full metal jacketp. 33
Existential ethics : where the paths of glory leadp. 49
The subject in love
Where the rainbow ends : Eyes wide shutp. 59
Knockout! Killer's kiss, the somatic, and Kubrickp. 85
The logic of Lolita : Kubrick, Nabokov, and Poep. 109
The subject and the meaning of life
Rebel without a cause : Stanley Kubrick and the banality of the goodp. 133
The big score : fate, morality, and meaningful life in The killingp. 149
The subject in history
Spartacus and the second part of the soulp. 167
The shape of man : the absurd and Barry Lyndonp. 183
The shining and anti-nostalgia : postmodern notions of historyp. 201
The subject of the future
Nihilism and freedom in the films of Stanley Kubrickp. 221
"Please make me a real boy" : the prayer of the artificially intelligentp. 235
Nietzsche's overman as posthuman star child in 2001 : a space odysseyp. 247
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