Released in 1999, Fight Club is David Fincher’s popular adaption of Chuck Palahniuk’s cult novel, and one of the most philosophically rich films of recent years. This is the first book to explore the varied philosophical aspects of the film. Beginning with an introduction by the editor that places the film and essays in context, each chapter explores a central theme of Fight Club from a philosophical perspective. Topics discussed include:
Including annotated further reading at the end of each chapter, Fight Club is essential reading for anyone interested in the film, as well as those studying philosophy and film studies.
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'An exciting, thoughtful, and punchy collection of essays exploring the complex screening of philosophical ideas in Fincher’s Fight Club, including reflections on identity, gender, consumerism, nihilism, narration, reason versus the passions, and romantic comedy. A stimulating and enjoyable read for philosophers, theorists, students and film fans alike.' - Robert Sinnerbrink, Macquarie University, AustraliaAbout the Author:
Thomas E. Wartenberg is Professor of Philosophy at Mount Holyoke College, USA. He is author of the Routledge book Thinking on Screen: Film as Philosophy (2007), Existentialism: A Beginner’s Guide (2008), and Big Ideas for Little Kids: Teaching Philosophy Through Children’s Literature (2009). He is editor (with Cynthia Freeland) of Philosophy and Film (1995), also available from Routledge.
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Descrizione libro Routledge, 2016. Hardback. Condizione libro: NEW. 9780415781886 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. Print on Demand title, produced to the highest standard, and there would be a delay in dispatch of around 15 working days. Codice libro della libreria HTANDREE0188186
Descrizione libro Routledge, 2011. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0415781884
Descrizione libro Routledge, 2011. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0415781884
Descrizione libro Routledge, 2011. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110415781884