Hannibal Lecter and Philosophy: The Heart of the Matter 9780812699135, 0812699130

Hannibal Lecter, the subject of best-selling novels, movies, and the acclaimed TV series Hannibal, is one of pop culture

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Hannibal Lecter and Philosophy: The Heart of the Matter
 9780812699135, 0812699130

Table of contents :
Le Menu
Aperitif: Hello, Dr. Lecter
I. Having an Old Friend for Dinner
1. Cosmopolitan Cannibal
2. I, Cannibal
3. What's So Bad about Eating People?
II. What Does He Do, This Man You Seek?
4. Acts of God
5. Office Hours Are for Patients
6. The Psychiatrist as Sociopathic God
III. They Say He's a Psychopath
7. Psychopaths, Outlaws, and Us
8. Consuming Homicidal Art
9. Not Knowing Serial Killers with Hannibal Lecktor
IV. I Gave You a Rare Gift, but You Didn't Want It
10. The Light from Friendship
11. A Rare Gift. 12. A Little Empathy for Hannibal Is a Dangerous Thing V. It's Beautiful in Its Own Way, Giving Voice to the Unmentionable
13. An Aesthete par Excellence
14. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Dinner Party
15. The Art of Killing
VI. The Beauty and Art and Horror of Everything This World Has to Offer
16. Empathy for the Devil
17. The Beguiling Horror of Hannibal Lecter
18. Doctor, Heal Thyself
Ingredients
The Hannibal Lecter Canon
Works about Hannibal Lecter
Other Resources
The Psychopaths
Index.

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