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Title Doctor Strange and philosophy : the other book of forbidden knowledge / edited by Mark D. White.
Imprint Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2018.

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Series The Blackwell philosophy and pop culture series
Blackwell philosophy and popculture series.
Subject Doctor Strange (Motion picture : 2016)
Motion pictures -- Philosophy.
Alt Name White, Mark D., 1971-
Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Intro; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Contributors: The Philosophers Supreme; Acknowledgments: By the Glorious Grandiloquence of Gratitude! ; Introduction: Opening the Book of the Vishanti ; Part I "You're Just Another Tiny, Momentary Speck within an Indifferent Universe" ; Chapter 1 Bargaining with Eternity and Numbering One's Days: Medicine, Nietzsche, and Doctor Strange; Heading East ; "Matter and Nothing More"; Looking Beyond Death; "The World Is Not What It Ought to Be"; Whither the Hinterworlds?; "Pain Is an Old Friend"; A Strange Realization; Notes; Chapter 2 Death Gives Meaning to Life: Martin Heidegger Meets Stephen StrangeThe Brilliant Doctor Strange; The Accident and Kamar-Taj; Tiny Momentary Specks within an Indifferent Universe; Dark Powers; Death Gives Meaning to Life; Notes; Chapter 3 "Time Will Tell How Much I Love You": A Nietzschean Ubermensch's Issues with Love and Friendship; Doctor Ubermensch; Problems with Love; Noble Virtues; Narcissism; What Doesn't Kill Me Makes Me Strange; A Shared Higher Thirst; Notes; Chapter 4 Existentialism, Nihilism, and the Meaning of Life for Doctor Strange; A Strange Beginning; Bad Faith and a Paradox Scientific Nihilism and Existential Anxiety; The First Existential Step Is the Hardest; Strange versus Kaecilius; Strange's Hesitation; The Final Turning Point; The Existential Redefinition of Doctor Strange; Notes; Part II "Forget Everything That You Think You Know"; Chapter 5 "Through an Orb Darkly": Doctor Strange and the Journey to Knowledge; How Do You Know?; Seeing Is Not Believing; Enter the Rationalists; Descartes to the Rescue; Cogito, Ergo Strange; Defeating Descartes' Evil Demon; By the Eye of Agamotto!; Out of the Orb; Notes; Chapter 6 Forbidden Knowledge and Strange Virtues: It's Not What You Know, It's How You Know It "This Doesn't Make Any Sense ... "; Strange Epistemological Virtues?; "Finally, I Found My Teacher"; Is Strange Epistemically Virtuous?; A Strange Ending; Notes; Chapter 7 Doctor Strange, Socratic Hero?; Intellectual Humility-Who Has It?; Wisdom and the Wizard; Doctor, Examine Thyself!; A Sorcerer Supreme Stands Up for Others; To Dare Danger; The Sorcerer Socratic; Notes; Chapter 8 Are We All "Looking at the World Through a Keyhole"?: Knowledge, Ignorance, and Bias; Believing in One's Knowledge and Knowing One's Ignorance"We're Not Savages"; Looking at the World Through a Keyhole ... or a Colored Glass; Whitewashing the Ancient One; Stereotypes, Supervillains, and Fortune Cookies; Strange Transformations; We Can All Be Socratics Supreme; Notes; Chapter 9 Stephen Strange vs. Ayn Rand: A Doesn't Always Equal A; Stop! Tampering with Continuum Probabilities Is Forbidden!; There Is No Other Way; Do Two Wongs Make a Right?; What if I Told You That Reality Is One of Many?; Sorcerers' Greatest Weapons; They Really Should Put the Warnings Before the Spell.
Note Online resource; title from digital cover (viewed on June 07, 2018).
ISBN 9781119437901 (electronic book)
1119437903 (electronic book)
9781119437918 (electronic book)
1119437911 (electronic book)
9781119437949 (paperback)
1119437946 (paperback)
OCLC # 1027743664
Additional Format Print version: Doctor Strange and philosophy. Hoboken : Wiley, 2018 9781119437949 (DLC) 2018004197

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