LIKE A SPLINTER IN YOUR MIND

LIKE A SPLINTER IN YOUR MIND

THE PHILOSOPHY BEHIND THE MATRIX TRILOGY

MATT LAWRENCE

3,00 €
IVA incluido
Editorial:
GENERICA
Año de edición:
2004
Materia
Inglés
ISBN:
978-1-4051-2524-6
Páginas:
232

u003ciu003eLike a Splinter in Your Mindu003c/iu003e leads readers through the myriad of philosophical themes within the Matrix trilogy, helping them to gain a better understanding of the films and of philosophy itself. u003cbru003eu003culu003eu003cbru003eu003cliu003eOffers a way into philosophy through the Matrix films. u003cbru003eu003cliu003eCovers thirteen of the biggest philosophical questions in thirteen self-sufficient chapters suitable for course use. u003cbru003eu003cliu003eDemonstrates how each of these questions is illustrated through the events and characters of the films. u003cbru003eu003cliu003eConsiders whether sentient machines are possible, and whether we should expect them to face the same existentialist issues that we do. u003cbru003eu003cliu003eFamiliarises readers with key issues in metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, philosophy of mind, race and gender, existentialism, Taoism and mysticism. u003cbru003eu003cliu003eIncludes a chapter that explains some of the technical elements of the films and confusing aspects of the plot. u003cbru003eu003cliu003eAlso includes a Matrix glossary, and a cast of characters and their related symbolism.u003c/liu003eu003c/ulu003e

Artículos relacionados

  • BORROWED TIME
    2ª mano
    BORROWED TIME
    JAMES FREEMAN / VERN MCKINLEY
    u003cpu003eThe alarming, untold story of Citigroup—one of the largest financial institutions in the world—from its founding in 1812 to its role in the 2008 financial crisis, and the many near-death experiences in between.u003c/pu003eu003cpu003eDuring the 2008 financial crisis, we were told that Citi was a victim of events beyond its control—the larger financial panic, unf...

    3,00 €

  • OH MY GOD WHAT A COMPLETE AISLING THE NOVEL
    2ª mano
    OH MY GOD WHAT A COMPLETE AISLING THE NOVEL
    EMER MCLYSAGHT / SARAH BREEN
    u003cpu003eYou loved Aisling online, now get ready to love the novel.u003c/pu003e u003cpu003eEmer McLysaght and Sarah Breen, the creators of the much-loved Aisling character and the popular Facebook page 'Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling', bring Aisling to life in their novel about the quintessential country girl in the big smoke.u003c/pu003e u003cpu003eAisling is twenty-eigh...

    3,00 €

  • THE ESSENTIAL HANDBOOK TO LECTIN
    2ª mano
    THE ESSENTIAL HANDBOOK TO LECTIN
    EVELYN CARMICHAEL
    Is Gluten-Free the answer? Find out how Lectins impact inflammation, autoimmune and digestive issues, and cause you to gain weight. u003cbru003e Many people eat a gluten-free diet, but they may not be aware that the real culprit that's responsible for their ill health is in fact a protein known as 'Lectin'. This little-known intolerance can cause a wide range of nasty symptoms,...

    3,00 €

  • THIS CENSUS-TAKER
    2ª mano
    THIS CENSUS-TAKER
    CHINA MIÉVILLE
    In a remote house on a hilltop, a lonely boy witnesses a traumatic event. He tries - and fails - to flee. Left alone with his increasingly deranged parent, he dreams of safety, of joining the other children in the town below, of escape.When at last a stranger knocks at his door, the boy senses that his days of isolation might be over.But by what authority does this man keep the...

    3,00 €

  • FORTY THIEVES
    2ª mano
    FORTY THIEVES
    THOMAS PERRY
    Fromu003ciu003eNew York Timesu003c/iu003e bestselling author Thomas Perry comes a whip-smart and lethally paced standalone novel,u003ciu003eForty Thievesu003c/iu003e.u003cbru003e u003cbru003e Sid and Ronnie Abel are a husband-and-wife detective team, both ex-LAPD. Ed and Nicole Hoyt are assassins-for-hire living in the San Fernando Valley. Except for deadly aim with a handgun, ...

    3,00 €

  • THE SPARSHOLT AFFAIR
    2ª mano
    THE SPARSHOLT AFFAIR
    ALAN HOLLINGHURST
    In 1940, Evert Dax and David Sparsholt, two young men from very different backgrounds, meet at Oxford University. Dax is a second year student reading English, coming from a rackety upper middle class background; Sparsholt is from a humbler Midlands community and is reading engineering, a young man whose good looks and fine figure have proved highly attractive to his peers. Thi...

    3,00 €