By Randall E. Auxier, Doug Anderson
Bruce Springsteen and Philosophy: Darkness at the fringe of Truth
Known because the operating man's poet, the Boardwalk prophet, or just, the Boss. If "love is a ceremonial dinner at which we feed," Bruce Springsteen has supplied a lot meals for suggestion. during this choice of metaphysical probes, a gang of E-street philosophers will undress Bruce's deeper mysteries like impossible to resist Jersey ladies. Can Springsteen settle the nature-nurture debate via his track "Born to Run"? What do the well-known thinker Ricuoer and Springsteen have in universal of their depiction of time? those die-hard Springsteen fanatics, who simply ensue to be philosophers, bring together an unique instruction manual to the sector of Springsteen stories, overlaying issues like Springsteen's connection to Marx and the proletariat, Springsteen's thought of the soul, and his prestige as a poet.
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Bruce Springsteen and Philosophy: Darkness on the Edge of Truth (Popular Culture and Philosophy) by Randall E. Auxier, Doug Anderson