EDUCATING RITA AND
OTHER PHILOSOPHICAL MOVIES

by Jorn K. Bramann


Copyright © 2009 by Jorn K. Bramann
All rights reserved
ISBN 0-945073-23-2

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Table of Contents

Foreword

Mill: Culture and the Satisfied Pig
"Educating Rita"

Socrates: The Good Life
"Citizen Kane"
"A Heart in Winter"

Plato: The Failure of Democracy
"Network"

Kant: Self-Determination in the Age of Reason
"The Cider House Rules"

Fichte: Nature and Civilization
"Koyaanisqatsi"

Marx: Capitalism and Alienation
"Modern Times"

Nietzsche: The Darkness of Life
“Barton Fink”

Heidegger: Nothingness and Authentic Existence
“The Eclipse”

Sartre: Existentialism and the Modern World
"Ghost Dog"

Wittgenstein: Metaphor and Metaphysics
"Nazarin"

Afterword

Notes

Philosophical Films: A Special Topics Course