The Resource Hannibal Lecter and philosophy: : the heart of the matter, (ebook)

Hannibal Lecter and philosophy: : the heart of the matter, (ebook)

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Hannibal Lecter and philosophy: : the heart of the matter
Title
Hannibal Lecter and philosophy:
Title remainder
the heart of the matter
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eng
Summary
Sixteen philosophers come at Hannibal the way he comes at his victims-from unexpected angles and with plenty of surprises thrown in. Hannibal is a revolting monster, and yet a monster with whom we identify because of his intelligence, artistry, and personal magnetism. The chapters in this book pose many questions-and offer intriguing answers-about the enigma of Hannibal Lecter. What does the relationship between Hannibal and those who know him-particularly FBI investigator Will Graham-tell us about the nature of friendship and Hannibal's capacity for friendship? Does Hannibal confer benefits on society by eliminating people who don't live up to his high aesthetic standards? Can upsetting experiences in early childhood turn you into a serial killer? Why are we enthralled by someone who exercises god-like control over situations and people? Does it make any difference morally that a killer eats his victims? Can a murder be a work of art? Several chapters look at the mind of this accomplished killer, psychiatrist, and gourmet cook. Is he a sociopath or a psychopath, or are these the same: Is he lacking in empathy: Apparently not, since he has a quick understanding of what other people think and feel. Maybe what he lacks is a conscience
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Midwest
Dewey number
813.5
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Westfall, Joseph
  • hoopla digital
Series statement
Popular culture and philosophy
Series volume
96
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  • Lecter, Hannibal
  • Harris, Thomas
  • Philosophy in literature
  • Philosophy in motion pictures
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Hannibal Lecter and philosophy: : the heart of the matter, (ebook)
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780812699135
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11778607
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remote
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11778607
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MWT11778607
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Hannibal Lecter and philosophy: : the heart of the matter, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780812699135
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11778607
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11778607
System control number
MWT11778607
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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