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Modern Philosophy

Palpatine and Moral Ambiguity in “Star Wars”

June 20, 2021

The moral ambiguity of “Star Wars” is not very pronounced. The characters dress clearly in black and white, in accordance with how the script projects them. Only in the case of Palpatine are we forced to decode his moral ambiguity on our own. […]

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Modern Philosophy

“The Matrix”: Soul and Free Will

March 22, 2021

The second and third movies in “The Matrix” franchise mostly deal with the philosophical notions of foreknowledge, free will, and determinism. […]

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