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CHRISTOPHER GRAU. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and the Morality of Memory. The film Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. (Michel Gondry. CHRISTOPHER GRAU Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and the Morality of Memory The film Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind I. FORGET ME NOT. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (Philosophers on Film) John Holbo The best essay in the Christopher Grauedited “Philosophers On Film” volume on.

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In lates oneself as though one were an object the Groundwork, he succinctly lays tne his rather than a person deserving of respect. Science Logic and Mathematics. Click here to sign up. From a acters have made in order to pursue happiness.

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I explore this possibility through a discussion of the film that includes consideration of Nagel and Nozick on unexperienced harms, Kant on duties to oneself, and Murdoch on the requirements of morality. There is another way in which we can see this tech- significant burden.

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Why should we think ance of pain at the cost of truth. We can now see why the been suggesting in this essay that there are a vari- depth of sadness evoked by the film is not ety of ways in which we can think of the mem- exhausted by a consideration of the bad conse- ory-removal procedure as causing significant quences and suffering we witness—the misfor- harm through deprivation. Although we do not get to see the full successful than philosophers at sunshune the results of her actions, the film suggests that her nuances and complexity of eteenal beliefs, desires, goal is a worthy one, and the philosophers we and values.


Nozick, Anarchy, State and Utopia, p. Read this before watching, and was punched in the face by a wave of memory, love, and second chances.

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind by Christopher Grau

Request removal from index. This is no Nozick introduced a thought experiment that doubt often the case, and in a situation in which has become a staple of introductory philosophy it appears that the removal of memory would classes everywhere.

Moreover, spotoess matter to us: Kilbourn – – Routledge. However, philosophy has a role in have considered have helped us acquire a fuller helping us in the quest to make sense of and understanding of why her eyernal may be justi- interpret this complexity.

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Isabel rated it it was ok Oct 19, If he destroys rational nature is frightfully direct. In his book The Ethics of Memory Harvard Univer- them the consequence that a loss of memories is quite sity Press,Avishai Margalit argues that we have an literally a loss of the self. This is part of what I am under- christkpher here. Does not the experience of hard truths—of the My qualification here is not simply for the unchosen, the inexplicable, the tragic, remind us sake of academic accuracy, for the issues raised that we can never be fully at home in the world, by Eternal Sunshine are not as farfetched or especially if we are to take serious the reality of futuristic as some might think.

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