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Essential Movies for a Student of Philosophy

by Matt Whitlock
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I’m not talking about movies that make you think deep crazy stuff. I’m not talking about some new “existential twist” on common topics. I’m talking about movies that (seem to be) incarnations of classic philosophical thought experiments or movies that have a major philosophical problem as a main theme. I’m talking about movies that include topics that a serious student of philosophy needs to understand. There are also some great films based on the lives of famous philosophers.

from Zizek!

from I ♥ Huckabees

from Thank You For Smoking

Movies featuring a philosopher:


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