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Introduction: Provocation to Philosophy

  • William H. Koch
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Abstract

This introduction considers Lars von Trier’s own reflections on art and his work as presented in his most recent movie The House that Jack Built. It then presents a brief overview of the topics and problems addressed in the book’s chapters, framing each chapter in terms of how it engages in philosophical investigations provoked by von Trier’s work.

Keywords

Lars von Trier Film Philosophy 

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© The Author(s) 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • William H. Koch
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  1. 1.Department of Academic Literacy and LinguisticsBorough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New YorkNew YorkUSA

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