True Detective and Philosophy.

By: Graham, JacobContributor(s): Sparrow, Tom | Irwin, William | Irwin, WilliamSeries: The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture SerPublisher: Newark : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Description: 1 online resource (222 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781119280798Subject(s): True detective (Television program)Genre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: True Detective and PhilosophyDDC classification: 791.4572 LOC classification: PN1992.77.T79.T78 2018Online resources: Click to View
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Intro -- TRUE DETECTIVE AND PHILOSOPHY -- Contents -- Introduction -- Part I "Its All One Ghetto, Mana Giant Gutter in Outer Space" -- 1 Why Life Rather than Death? -- Arthur Schopenhauers Pessimism -- Why Not Suicide? -- Schopenhauers Answer -- Rusts Answer -- Schopenhauer on Compassion -- Rusts Doubt -- Rusts Conversion -- Notes -- 2 Grounding Carcosa -- "This Is Some Halloween Shit" -- "It Means I'm Bad at Parties" -- "Time Is a Flat Circle" -- "The Light Is Winning" -- Notes -- 3 Hart and Cohle -- What Pessimism Is and Is Not -- Pessimism, Freedom, and Truth -- Pessimism and Hope -- Notes -- 4 Loving Rusts Pessimism -- "Boundaries Are Good" -- "This World Is a Veil, and the Face You Wear Is Not Your Own" -- "I Consider Myself a Realist" -- "Was January the Third, My Daughters Birthday, I Remember" -- "She Saved Me from the Sin of Being a Father" -- "I Was a Part of Everything that I Ever Loved" -- Notes -- 5 Rusts Anti-natalism -- Rust Cohle as an Anti-natalist -- Rusts Scattershot Philosophy of Anti-natalism -- Benatar on Anti-natalism -- Returning to Cohles Life Is an Inherently Bad Proposition -- Notes -- Part II "We Get the World We Deserve" -- 6 Where Is the Cruelty in True Detective? -- Knowing Cruelty -- Embracing Suffering -- Two Sufferers -- Affirmation or Death -- Notes -- 7 Nevermind -- "Subjective" and "Objective" Violence: Life in Vinci -- Frank Goes Straight -- The World We Deserve vs. the World We Want -- "The Storys Told, with Facts and Lies…" -- Notes -- 8 Naturalism, Evil, and the Moral Monster -- "Green-Eared Spaghetti Monsters" -- "Hes Worse than Anybody" -- "This World Is a Veil, and the Face You Wear Is Not Your Own" -- Notes -- 9 "But I Do Have a Sense of Justice" -- Law Divorced from Morality -- "Call It What You Want, Revenge, Justice… Retirement Package".
"I Don't Know if It'll Make Any Difference, but It Should, Because We Deserve a Better World" -- Justice and the Law -- Notes -- Part III "Everybodys Nobody" -- 10 A Dream Inside a Locked Room -- Life Is a Dream -- Eastern Views -- Western Views -- Pessimism and Nihilism -- Transcendence -- Notes -- 11 I Am Not Who I Used to Be, But Am I Me? -- A Story of Three Rusts -- Taxman -- Belligerent -- Patient -- Three in One -- The Puzzle of Personal Identity -- Brute Physicalist Account -- Psychological Continuity Account -- Narrative Account -- Where to Now? -- Notes -- 12 "The Light Is Winning" -- Stories to Keep Children Busy -- The Family Man -- The Poison of Nihilism -- The Vulnerable Hold the Antidote -- The Head of the Snake -- "The Light Is Winning" -- Notes -- 13 The Tragic Misstep -- The Constitution for Suicide -- More than a Biological Puppet -- Nature Separate from Nature -- "Everybodys Nobody" -- Opting Out -- "The Light Is Winning" -- Notes -- Part IV "This Is My Least Favorite Life" -- 14 The Tragedy of True Detective Season Two -- Attic Tragedy: "Sometimes Your Worst Self Is Your Best Self" -- Dionysian Wisdom or a Philosophy of the Good? -- "Sometimes Your Worse Self Is" Just Worse -- A "Good Woman" to "Mitigate Our Baser Tendencies"? -- Feminism as the Good -- Is Athena Right? Is This Just "My Fucking Problem?" -- The Crossing of the Good -- Notes -- 15 The Noir Detective and the City -- Philosophy and the City -- The Dark City of the Detective -- The City Inside -- Notes -- 16 Cohle and Oedipus -- The Lack of Cohle and Hart -- "Youre Obsessed, Just Not with Your Work" -- Cohle and Oedipus: The Return of the Noir Hero -- Notes -- Part V "Time Is a Flat Circle" -- 17 Time Is a Flat Circle -- A Purposeless Will at the Heart of Reality -- The True Test of Life Affirmation -- Finding Meaning in Conflict.
The "Lightening" of Cohles Pessimism -- Notes -- 18 Eternal Recurrence and the Philosophy of the "Flat Circle" -- Rusts Philosophy: Pessimism and the Escape from Time -- Does Rust Really Believe Time Is Circular? -- What Does "Time is a Flat Circle" Not Mean? -- Nietzsches Eternal Recurrence -- Circular Time as a Solution that Replaces a Pessimistic Problem -- Notes -- Known Associates -- Index -- EULA.
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Intro -- TRUE DETECTIVE AND PHILOSOPHY -- Contents -- Introduction -- Part I "Its All One Ghetto, Mana Giant Gutter in Outer Space" -- 1 Why Life Rather than Death? -- Arthur Schopenhauers Pessimism -- Why Not Suicide? -- Schopenhauers Answer -- Rusts Answer -- Schopenhauer on Compassion -- Rusts Doubt -- Rusts Conversion -- Notes -- 2 Grounding Carcosa -- "This Is Some Halloween Shit" -- "It Means I'm Bad at Parties" -- "Time Is a Flat Circle" -- "The Light Is Winning" -- Notes -- 3 Hart and Cohle -- What Pessimism Is and Is Not -- Pessimism, Freedom, and Truth -- Pessimism and Hope -- Notes -- 4 Loving Rusts Pessimism -- "Boundaries Are Good" -- "This World Is a Veil, and the Face You Wear Is Not Your Own" -- "I Consider Myself a Realist" -- "Was January the Third, My Daughters Birthday, I Remember" -- "She Saved Me from the Sin of Being a Father" -- "I Was a Part of Everything that I Ever Loved" -- Notes -- 5 Rusts Anti-natalism -- Rust Cohle as an Anti-natalist -- Rusts Scattershot Philosophy of Anti-natalism -- Benatar on Anti-natalism -- Returning to Cohles Life Is an Inherently Bad Proposition -- Notes -- Part II "We Get the World We Deserve" -- 6 Where Is the Cruelty in True Detective? -- Knowing Cruelty -- Embracing Suffering -- Two Sufferers -- Affirmation or Death -- Notes -- 7 Nevermind -- "Subjective" and "Objective" Violence: Life in Vinci -- Frank Goes Straight -- The World We Deserve vs. the World We Want -- "The Storys Told, with Facts and Lies…" -- Notes -- 8 Naturalism, Evil, and the Moral Monster -- "Green-Eared Spaghetti Monsters" -- "Hes Worse than Anybody" -- "This World Is a Veil, and the Face You Wear Is Not Your Own" -- Notes -- 9 "But I Do Have a Sense of Justice" -- Law Divorced from Morality -- "Call It What You Want, Revenge, Justice… Retirement Package".

"I Don't Know if It'll Make Any Difference, but It Should, Because We Deserve a Better World" -- Justice and the Law -- Notes -- Part III "Everybodys Nobody" -- 10 A Dream Inside a Locked Room -- Life Is a Dream -- Eastern Views -- Western Views -- Pessimism and Nihilism -- Transcendence -- Notes -- 11 I Am Not Who I Used to Be, But Am I Me? -- A Story of Three Rusts -- Taxman -- Belligerent -- Patient -- Three in One -- The Puzzle of Personal Identity -- Brute Physicalist Account -- Psychological Continuity Account -- Narrative Account -- Where to Now? -- Notes -- 12 "The Light Is Winning" -- Stories to Keep Children Busy -- The Family Man -- The Poison of Nihilism -- The Vulnerable Hold the Antidote -- The Head of the Snake -- "The Light Is Winning" -- Notes -- 13 The Tragic Misstep -- The Constitution for Suicide -- More than a Biological Puppet -- Nature Separate from Nature -- "Everybodys Nobody" -- Opting Out -- "The Light Is Winning" -- Notes -- Part IV "This Is My Least Favorite Life" -- 14 The Tragedy of True Detective Season Two -- Attic Tragedy: "Sometimes Your Worst Self Is Your Best Self" -- Dionysian Wisdom or a Philosophy of the Good? -- "Sometimes Your Worse Self Is" Just Worse -- A "Good Woman" to "Mitigate Our Baser Tendencies"? -- Feminism as the Good -- Is Athena Right? Is This Just "My Fucking Problem?" -- The Crossing of the Good -- Notes -- 15 The Noir Detective and the City -- Philosophy and the City -- The Dark City of the Detective -- The City Inside -- Notes -- 16 Cohle and Oedipus -- The Lack of Cohle and Hart -- "Youre Obsessed, Just Not with Your Work" -- Cohle and Oedipus: The Return of the Noir Hero -- Notes -- Part V "Time Is a Flat Circle" -- 17 Time Is a Flat Circle -- A Purposeless Will at the Heart of Reality -- The True Test of Life Affirmation -- Finding Meaning in Conflict.

The "Lightening" of Cohles Pessimism -- Notes -- 18 Eternal Recurrence and the Philosophy of the "Flat Circle" -- Rusts Philosophy: Pessimism and the Escape from Time -- Does Rust Really Believe Time Is Circular? -- What Does "Time is a Flat Circle" Not Mean? -- Nietzsches Eternal Recurrence -- Circular Time as a Solution that Replaces a Pessimistic Problem -- Notes -- Known Associates -- Index -- EULA.

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