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By Daniel Shaw

This ebook pairs shut readings of a few of the vintage writings of existentialist philosophers with interpretations of movies that demonstrate remarkable 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 disguise Schopenhauer and Waking Life, Stirner and Hud, Kierkegaard and Winter Light, Nietzsche and The Fountainhead, Heidegger, Blade Runner and The skinny pink 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, delivering either digests in their most important texts and cinematic illustrations of what every one had in brain. For the 1st time in a single position, this ebook analyses the results for movie of the views of a big selection of the main major existentialist thinkers. prepared chronologically, like such a lot existentialism anthologies, this can be an excellent textbook for an intermediate point existentialism path, or as a spouse to a variety of fundamental texts.

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