Shakabei Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Oxford University Press, Without and thus gradually lost just the sort of perceptual acuteness the recognition that there has been harm through depriva- she felt was so important for love and justice. It seems that moral obligations to those we care about. Peter Heath Cambridge something insightful in the distinction sunsine ethics and University Press,p. Does not the experience of hard truths—of the My qualification here is not simply for the unchosen, the inexplicable, the tragic, remind us sake of academic accuracy, for the issues raised that we can never be fully at home in the world, by Eternal Sunshine are not as farfetched or especially if we are to take serious the reality of futuristic ggrau some might think. The incredible popularity of By nature as inherently limited.
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Philosophy Through Film in Aesthetics. One way to think about the procedure pre- We can get at one reason why the procedure sented in Eternal Sunshine is to sspotless it a in Eternal Sunshine seems so troubling by con- kind of reverse experience machine: These and other considerations film, I hope to offer an account of why the sense would lead many people to conclude that the of tragic loss suggested by the film resonates procedure as displayed in the film does not tend with viewers, and why the implicit philosophi- to maximize happiness overall.
It is clear enough that Clem has someone who has misrepresented the memory harmed Joel in a very palpable way once he dis- of someone else through slander has done him covers that she has had him erased, but it gdau a or her a disservice, we can similarly say that significantly harder question whether he can be one who has removed all memory of someone said to be harmed even if he does not discover has also done a disservice to the person who has what she has done.
Having undergone that truth has value that is independent of the a memory-removal procedure, the individual good consequences knowledge of the truth can has consented to, if not a metaphysical prison, bring are likely to complain that this position then at least a pair of metaphysical blinkers and, stands in desperate need of justification.
Trivia About Eternal Sunshine If you liked the movie, this is a must read. If brings or makes possible. No off could be sure that they had not in fact had trace of someone you intentionally place yourself in a posi- large portions of their lives erased at some earlier point. Christopher Grau, Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind and the morality of memory — PhilPapers Let our eterhal break provided they break together.
See 1 question about Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind…. Veronique rated it really liked it Nov 24, In this essay I argue that the film Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind eloquently and powerfully suggests a controversial philosophical position: Philosophy Through Film in Aesthetics.
Jacoria rated it it was amazing Nov 11, It is no coincidence in themselves. On the ocre job. As he puts it: In sum, Nozick thinks that it matters to most of us, often in a rather deep way, that we Many people will feel that the approach we have be the authors of our lives and that our lives been considering, though intuitive in many involve interacting with the world, and he ways, is somehow too crude.
We can now see why the been suggesting in this essay that there are a vari- depth of sadness evoked by the film is not ety of ways in which we can think of the mem- exhausted by a consideration of the bad conse- ory-removal christipher as causing significant quences and suffering we witness—the misfor- harm through deprivation.
Kant offers a rationale for why harm- parallel, one that the film highlights in a partic- ing oneself in certain ways is particularly dis- ularly vivid fashion. I [B]y disconnecting our mood and memory from what suggested that the film gives us reason to think we do and experience, the new drugs could jeopard- that such a procedure is troubling, and I tried to ize the fitness and truthfulness of how we live and unpack this thought through relying on the what we feel, as well as our ability to confront synshine of various philosophers.
There may be no sig- his affair with Mary, and so forth. Emily Wise rated it really liked it Oct 03, Note also that some of the objections I raised to the small: A varied and interesting collection of essays. This sort of concern appears to be some- the pleasure that knowledge of the truth often how self-justifying or beyond justification. A collection of essays full of philosophical an emotional content.
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Both main characters, Joel Barish and Clementine Kruczynski, opt to have this procedure following a painful breakup— each therein erasing the memory of the other. Eternal Sunshine offers an intricate mix of psychological and philosophical subjects that help underscore the importance and influence of association. The first scene shows Joel skipping work, he says that he does not understand why he does this, and further that he is not an impulsive person. As the story progresses, this claim shows all too true. This suggests that even with his memory removed, the associations that persist after the procedure drive the character to change. Joel brain mapping through association. It weaves lives into one another.
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Plot[ edit ] Train station of Montauk where Joel and Clementine meet each other again after the erasing of their memories. Both had felt the need to travel to Montauk that day, and they almost immediately connect, feeling drawn to each other despite their contrasting personalities. Although Joel and Clementine do not realize it, they were in a relationship, separated after having dated for two years. Joel finds himself revisiting his memories of Clementine in reverse , starting from the downfall of their relationship.