Bob Dylan and Philosophy: It's Alright, Ma (I'm Only Thinking)

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Peter Vernezze, Carl J. Porter
Open Court Publishing, 2006 - Philosophy - 205 pages
Planet waves : Dylan's symposium / Doug Anderson -- "I used to care, but things have changed" : passion and the absurd in Dylan's later work / Rick Anthony Furtak -- Who killed Medgar Evers? / Avery Kolers -- Great white wonder : the morality of bootlegging Bob / James C. Klagge -- Just like a woman : Dylan, authenticity, and the second sex / Kevin Krein and Abigail Levin -- "Far between sundown's finish an' midnight's broken toll" : enlightenment and postmodernism in Dylan's social criticism / Jordy Rocheleau -- "To live outside the law, you must be honest" : freedom in Dylan's lyrics / Elizabeth Brake -- We call it a snake : Dylan reclaims the creative word / Ruvik Danieli and Anat Biletzki -- Bob Dylan's truth / Michael Chiariello -- The free will in Bob Dylan / Martin van Hees -- "I got my Bob Dylan mask on" : Bob Dylan and personal identity / Peter Vernezze and Paul Lulewicz -- With God (and Socrates and Augustine) on our side / James S. Spiegel -- Busy being born again : Bob Dylan's Christian philosophy / Francis J. Beckwith -- Language on the lam(b) : tarantula in Dylan and Nietzsche / David Goldblatt and Edward Necarsulmer IV -- "When I paint my masterpiece" : what sort of artist is Bob Dylan? / Theodore Gracyk -- You who philosophize Dylan : the quarrel between philosophy and poetry in the songs of Bob Dylan / Kevin L. Stoehr.
 

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Contents

and the Absurd in Dylans Later Work
16
Who Killed Medgar Evers?
29
Dylan Authenticity and
53
Far Between Sundowns Finish An Midnights Broken
66
Side 2
79
Dylan Reclaims the Creative Word
90
Bob Dylans Truth
103
Personal Identity
124
Bob Dylans Christian
145
What Sort of Artist
169
The Quarrel Between
182
The Bob Dylan Discography
195
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