Star Wars and Philosophy: More Powerful Than You Can Possibly Imagine

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The Phantom Index
Absolute Spirit (Hegel), 145, 147
Academy, Imperial, 132, 208
Ackbar, Admiral, 10
acklay, 83
Aikido, 34, 37
Alderaan, 40, 70, 110, 135, 164
Alexander the Great, 186
altruism, 40, 196
Amidala, Padmé, 13–14, 33, 47–49, 51, 61–62, 64–65, 73, 77, 83, 91, 116, 155–56, 169, 176, 178–79, 195
androids (Star Trek: The Next Generation), 123
angels, 119
anger, 19, 21, 26, 33–34, 61–63, 73, 89, 101, 114, 118, 127, 154, 159, 165, 172, 211
Antilles, Wedge, 82
Aquinas, St. Thomas, 5–6, 9, 190
archetypes, 30–31
aristocracy, 169, 179
"universal," 177–78
Aristotle, 5, 10–11, 59–60, 89, 116, 171, 176–77, 181–191
De interpréta Hone, 10–11
army, Imperial, 180
art. See artifacts
Arthur, King, 194
artifacts, 89, 182
Artoo. See R2-D2
asceticism, 22, 24, 187
asteroid field, 124
AT-AT Walkers, 84, 89, 110, 186
Attack of the Clones (Episode II), 5, 15, 36, 40, 46–48, 87, 93, 115, 130, 148, 155–56, 169, 174–75, 178, 192, 194–95, 199
attunement (Heidegger), 109, 112
Augustine, St., 5, 8–9, 13, 73–77, 79
Aurelius, Marcus, 27
authenticity, 109, 113, 199
authority, political, 168, 173, 179
autonomy, 97–100, 102–03, 115, 170
awareness, 120, 133
Bacon, Francis, 188
"Battle Hymn of the Republic," 203
Baum, L. Frank, 185
beauty, 187
being, 108–119, 188
"being-in-the-world," (Heidegger) 109, 112–14, 118
beliefs, 121, 125–26, 128, 205–212
justification for, 206–07
Benjamin, Walter, 181
Bentham, Jeremy, 43
Bespin, 4, 42–46. See also Cloud City
billiard ball example (Hume), 135–36, 138
Binks, Jar-Jar, 100
biodiversity, 85–86

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