The Philosopher at the End of the Universe: Philosophy Explained Through Science Fiction Films

The Philosopher at the End of the Universe: Philosophy Explained Through Science Fiction Films

Mark Rowlands


The thinker on the finish of the Universe demonstrates how someone can clutch the fundamental options of philosophy whereas nonetheless protecting a bucket of popcorn. Mark Rowlands makes philosophy totally suitable to our daily lives and divulges its such a lot effective messages utilizing not anything greater than a bit humor and the plotlines of a few of the main incredible, pricey, high-octane movies in the world.

Learn approximately: the character of truth from The Matrix, solid and Evil from Star Wars, Morality from Aliens, own identification from Total Recall, The Mind-Body limitation from Terminator, loose Will from Minority Report, loss of life and the that means of existence from Blade Runner, and masses extra. A look for wisdom approximately ourselves and the realm round us with a star-studded solid that comes with: Tom Cruise, Plato, Harrison Ford, Immanuel Kant, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Friedrich Nietzsche, Sigourney Weaver, Rene? Descartes, and Keanu Reeves.

Rowlands anchors his discussions in simply understood daily phrases and relates them in a fashion effortless to spot with. Interspersed with a prepared comic story or , he splendidly explains why these SciFi videos we like loads are a lot deeper than they look like at the floor. Mark Rowlands's wonderful and stimulating advisor is ideal for a person trying to find wisdom of the area round us.

If Keanu can comprehend Descartes without doubt everybody can.

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