The Philosophy of Stanley Kubrick

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