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Metallica and Philosophy A Crash Course in Brain Surgery

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ISBN-10: 1405163488

ISBN-13: 9781405163484

Edition: 2007

Authors: William Irwin, Manuel Bremer, Thom Brooks, Daniel Cohnitz, Bart Engelen

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Hit the lights and jump in the fire, you're about to enter the School of Rock! Today's lecture will be a crash course in brain surgery. This hard and fast lesson is taught by instructors who graduated from the old school-they actually paid $5.98 for The $5.98 EP. But back before these philosophy professors cut their hair, they were lieutenants in the Metal Militia. A provocative study of the 'thinking man's' metal band Maps out the connections between Aristotle, Nietzsche, Marx, Kierkegaard, and Metallica, to demonstrate the band's philosophical significance Uses themes in Metallica's work to illuminate topics such as freedom, truth, identity, existentialism, questions of life and…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/23/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Who's Who in the Metal Miltia
Heroes of the Day: Acknowledgments
Hit the Lights
On Through the Never
Whisper Things Into My Brain: Metallica, Emotion, and Morality
This Search Goes On: Christian, Warrior, Buddhist
Alcoholica: When Sweet Amber Becomes the Master of Puppets
Through the Mist and the Madness: Metallica's Message of Nonconformity, Individuality, and Truth
Existensica: Metallica Meets Existentialism
The Metal Militia and the Existentialists' Club
The Struggle Within: Hetfield, Kierkegaard, and the Pursuit of Authenticity
Metallica, Nietzsche, and Marx: The Immorality of Morality
Metallica's Existential Freedom: From We to I and Back Again
Living and Dying, Laughing and Crying
To Live is to Die: Metallica and the Meaning of Life
Madness in the Mirror of Reason: Metallica and Foucault on Insanity and Confinement
Ride the Lightning: Why Not Execute Killers?
Living and Dying as One: Suffering and the Ethics of Euthanasia
Fade to Black: Absurdity, Suicide, and the Downward Spiral
Metaphysica, Epistemologica, Metallica
Believer, Deceiver: Metallica, Perception, and Reality
Trapped in Myself: "One" and the Mind-Body Problem
Is It Still Metallica? On the Identity of Rock Bands Over Time
Fans and the Band
Metallica Drops a Load: What Do Bands and Fans Owe Each Other?
The Unsocial Sociability of Humans and Metal Gods
Boys Interrupted: The Drama of Male Bonding in Some Kind of Monster
Justice for All? Metallica's Argument Against Napster and Internet File Sharing
The Phantom Lord's Index