The Devil and Philosophy: The Nature of His Game (Popular Culture and Philosophy)

The Devil and Philosophy: The Nature of His Game (Popular Culture and Philosophy)

Robert Arp


In The satan and Philosophy, 34 philosophers discover questions on the most recognizable and influential characters (villains?) of all time. From Roman Polanski's The 9th Gate to J. R. R. Tolkien's The Silmarillion to Bram Stoker's Dracula to Darth Vader to Al Pacino's iconic functionality in The Devil's Advocate, this ebook demonstrates little satan is going some distance. From funny appearances, as in Kevin Smith's movie Dogma and Chuck Palahniuk's novels Damned and Doomed, to extra villainous appearances, akin to Gabriel Byrne's chilly day trip as devil in End of Days, The satan in Philosophy proves that the satan is available in many forms.

Are there any sturdy arguments for the particular life of the satan? Does demonic evil thrive in Gotham urban? Can people quite be answerable for all evil? Which truths in regards to the satan are genuine proof? Is Milton right, in that the satan believes he's doing solid? in the course of the lenses of Jung, Kant, Kundera, Balkan, Plato, Bradwardine, Aristotle, Hume, Blackburn, Descartes, Lavey, Thoreau, and Aquinas, The satan and Philosophy takes a philosophical examine certainly one of time's maximum characters.

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