The Resource U2 and philosophy : how to decipher an atomic band, edited by Mark A. Wrathall

U2 and philosophy : how to decipher an atomic band, edited by Mark A. Wrathall

Label
U2 and philosophy : how to decipher an atomic band
Title
U2 and philosophy
Title remainder
how to decipher an atomic band
Statement of responsibility
edited by Mark A. Wrathall
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A collection of essays about the rock band U2 and lead singer Bono focusing on philosophical and ethical aspects of their music and political activities"--Provided by publisher
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
782.42166092/2
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • discographies
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Wrathall, Mark A
Series statement
Popular culture and philosophy
Series volume
v. 21
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • U2 (Musical group)
  • Music
  • Rock music
  • Popular culture
Label
U2 and philosophy : how to decipher an atomic band, edited by Mark A. Wrathall
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0611/2006011454.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • Includes discography: p. 213
Contents
See the world in green and blue : U2 and the philosophy of existence -- "We can be one" : love and platonic transcendence in U2 / Marina Berzins McCoy -- Staring at the sun : U2 and the experience of Kierkegaardian despair / Hubert L. Dreyfus and Mark A. Wrathall -- "If you want to kiss the sky, better learn how to kneel" : existential Christianity in U2 / Mark A. Wrathall -- Philosophizing place in The Joshua tree / Jeff Malpas -- The importance of being Bono : the philosophy and politics of identity in the lyrics and personae of U2's frontman / Kerry Soper -- "Even better than the real thing"? : postmodernity, the triumph of the simulacra, and U2 / Iain Thomson -- I don't mean to bug ya : the philosophical basis of U2's ethics and politics -- U2 and the problem of evil / Trenton Merricks -- U2, feminism, and ethics of care / Jennifer McClinton-Temple and Abigail Myers -- Why listen to U2? / Craig DeLancey -- "Until the end of the world" : U2, eschatology, and Heidegger's 'being-toward-death' / V.S. Benfell III -- Three chords and the truth : meaning, knowledge, and the power of music -- "This music changed the shape of the world" : U2 and the phenomenological understanding of music / Béatrice Han-Pile -- To find a song that I can sing : what philosophy of language can tell us about popular success / Theodore Gracyk -- "What you don't know, you can feel it somehow" : knowledge, feeling, and revelation in U2 / Timothy Cleveland -- The ancient quarrel between philosophy and poetry : U2 and trash / Chris Tollefsen -- Aristotle, U2, and the abolition of man : "a feeling is so much stronger than a thought" / David Werther
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvi, 228 p.
Isbn
9780812695991
Isbn Type
(trade pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006011454
System control number
  • ocm66527023
  • (OCoLC)66527023
Label
U2 and philosophy : how to decipher an atomic band, edited by Mark A. Wrathall
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0611/2006011454.html
Publication
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • Includes discography: p. 213
Contents
See the world in green and blue : U2 and the philosophy of existence -- "We can be one" : love and platonic transcendence in U2 / Marina Berzins McCoy -- Staring at the sun : U2 and the experience of Kierkegaardian despair / Hubert L. Dreyfus and Mark A. Wrathall -- "If you want to kiss the sky, better learn how to kneel" : existential Christianity in U2 / Mark A. Wrathall -- Philosophizing place in The Joshua tree / Jeff Malpas -- The importance of being Bono : the philosophy and politics of identity in the lyrics and personae of U2's frontman / Kerry Soper -- "Even better than the real thing"? : postmodernity, the triumph of the simulacra, and U2 / Iain Thomson -- I don't mean to bug ya : the philosophical basis of U2's ethics and politics -- U2 and the problem of evil / Trenton Merricks -- U2, feminism, and ethics of care / Jennifer McClinton-Temple and Abigail Myers -- Why listen to U2? / Craig DeLancey -- "Until the end of the world" : U2, eschatology, and Heidegger's 'being-toward-death' / V.S. Benfell III -- Three chords and the truth : meaning, knowledge, and the power of music -- "This music changed the shape of the world" : U2 and the phenomenological understanding of music / Béatrice Han-Pile -- To find a song that I can sing : what philosophy of language can tell us about popular success / Theodore Gracyk -- "What you don't know, you can feel it somehow" : knowledge, feeling, and revelation in U2 / Timothy Cleveland -- The ancient quarrel between philosophy and poetry : U2 and trash / Chris Tollefsen -- Aristotle, U2, and the abolition of man : "a feeling is so much stronger than a thought" / David Werther
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvi, 228 p.
Isbn
9780812695991
Isbn Type
(trade pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006011454
System control number
  • ocm66527023
  • (OCoLC)66527023

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