More Matrix and Philosophy: Revolutions and Reloaded Decoded (Popular Culture and Philosophy Series)

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The three films comprising The Matrix have become a geniune cultural phenomenon; More Matrix and Philosophy enriches both the enjoyment of the films and the understanding of life today. Broken down into several "Scenes" More Matrix and Philosophy tackles issues of fate, the concept of freedom, the metaphysical links in the three films, the impact of the music chosen, race, love and the meaning of it all.

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Overview

The three films comprising The Matrix have become a geniune cultural phenomenon; More Matrix and Philosophy enriches both the enjoyment of the films and the understanding of life today. Broken down into several "Scenes" More Matrix and Philosophy tackles issues of fate, the concept of freedom, the metaphysical links in the three films, the impact of the music chosen, race, love and the meaning of it all.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780812695724
  • Publisher: Open Court Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 3/12/2005
  • Series: Popular Culture and Philosophy Series
  • Pages: 226
  • Sales rank: 704,818
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.02 (h) x 0.48 (d)

Meet the Author

William Irwin is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at King's College, Pennsylvania. He has edited "Seinfeld and Philosophy: A Book About Everything and Nothing"; "The Simpsons and Philosophy: The D'oh of Homer" (with Mark Conard and Aeon Skoble); "The Matrix and Philosophy: Welcome to the Desert of the Real", and is series editor of the Popular Culture and Philosophy series. He is also author of "Intentionalist Interpretation: A Philosophical Explanation and Defense" and editor of "The Death and Resurrection of the Author?" Professor Irwin has written numerous articles and reviews on hermeneutics, Sartre, Plato, philosophy of law, and philosophical pedagogy.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 25, 2005

    Yes, You CAN Be Told What The Matrix IS...

    The second of two books compiled by William Irwin on the subject, More Matrix and Philosophy gives those of us addicted to these films and their place both in popular culture and philosophical debate more of what we love: the carefully crafted, thought-out opinions of those who know there's more going on in these movies than cool costumes and slick action sequences. Irwin brings together an array of different -- often contrary -- schools of thought in this as well as the original, book. You won't agree with everything, but it will certainly inspire thought. The inspiration of thought, of course, being the goal of these films, and the study of them. You're not alone others have pondered these movies while staying awake at night. Others have watched them over and over again, fitting their message into their lives, their worlds. Read about the thoughts of other Matrixheads in More Matrix and Philosophy.

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