Films Philosophy

Evolution & 2001: A Space Odyssey

A lecture/video over the myth and symbols of 2001: A Space Odyssey (one of my favorite films). In this breakdown I examine the myth (story) of evolutionary progress through the primary symbols of the film: the monolith and technology. We discuss homo faber (man the maker) and evolution driven by technology.

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Hesiod, Paul Krause in real life, is the editor of VoegelinView and a writer on art, culture, literature, politics, and religion for numerous journals, magazines, and newspapers. He is the author of The Odyssey of Love and the Politics of Plato, and a contributor to the College Lecture Today and the forthcoming book Diseases, Disasters, and Political Theory. He holds master’s degrees in philosophy and theology (biblical & religious studies) from the University of Buckingham and Yale, and a bachelor’s degree in economics, history, and philosophy from Baldwin Wallace University.

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My Book on Plato: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08BQLMVH2

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