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Overview

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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Editorial Reviews

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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, Australia
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136665639
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/26/2011
  • Series: Philosophers on Film Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eTextbook
  • Pages: 192
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet 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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Table of Contents

1. Introduction Thomas E. Wartenberg 2. Have I Been Understood? – Dionysus vs. Ikea-Boy Murray Skees 3. Trying to be a Man in a Leveled-Down World Charles Guignon 4. There’s Something About Marla: Fight Club and the Engendering of Self-Respect Cynthia A. Stark 5. Unraveling the Twists of Fight Club George M. Wilson and Sam Shpall 6. Cogito Ergo Film: Plato, Descartes and Fight Club Nancy Bauer 7. Fight Club as Romantic Comedy Ben Caplan. Index

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