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The basic spouse to Stieg Larsson's bestselling trilogy and director David Fincher's 2011 movie adaptationStieg Larsson's bestselling Millennium Trilogy—The lady with the Dragon Tattoo, the woman Who performed with hearth, and the woman Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest—is a world phenomenon. those books exhibit Larsson's lifelong conflict opposed to injustice, his moral ideals, and his deep challenge for women's rights. the woman with the Dragon Tattoo and Philosophy probes the compelling philosophical matters at the back of the total trilogy. What philosophies do Lisbeth Salander and Kant have in universal? To trap a felony, can Lisbeth and Mikael be criminals themselves? Can revenge be moral? Drawing on a few of history's maximum philosophical minds, this ebook provides clean insights into Larsson's ingeniously plotted story of crime and corruption.Looks at compelling philosophical matters comparable to a feminist examining of Lisbeth Salander, Aristotelian arguments for why we like revenge, how Kant can clarify why such a lot of ladies sleep with Mikael Blomkvist, and plenty of moreIncludes a bankruptcy from a colleague of Larsson's—who labored with him in anti-Nazi activities—that explores Larsson's philosophical perspectives on skepticism and rates from never-before-seen correspondence with LarssonOffers new insights into the novels' key characters, together with Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist, and investigates the writer, Stieg LarssonAs engrossing because the quest to unfastened Lisbeth Salander from her prior, the woman with the Dragon Tattoo and Philosophy is perfect interpreting for an individual drawn to unraveling the subtext and exploring the higher matters at paintings within the tale.

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If, despite years of mis-education, Lisbeth Salander could still solve some of the most complicated mathematical problems in existence, imagine what she could have done in an educational system that resisted labeling her and instead gave her the freedom to learn in her own way. NOTES 1. Stieg Larsson, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, trans. Reg Keeland (New York: Vintage, 2009), p. 160. 2. Stieg Larsson, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest, trans. Reg Keeland (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2010), p.

17 Indeed, her mathematical epiphany allows her to eventually grapple with the theorem of mathematical giant Pierre de Fermat, a problem that had stumped the world’s leading mathematicians for hundreds of years. The fact that Lisbeth can solve problems, just not when, where, and how school officials expected her to, demonstrates the alchemy with which the problem-solving child is created. Lisbeth is knowledgeable, though not knowledgeable in the narrow and limited way that schools determine knowledge in the twenty-first century.

The incidents were always preceded by some kind of provocation. ”24 Because Lisbeth had already been deemed at risk, her identity as a girl who was unable to solve problems either academically or socially became fixed, and it was assumed that she herself was the cause of all of these problems. indd 28 9/7/11 8:14:48 AM T H E M I S - E D U C AT I O N O F L I S B E T H S A L A N D E R 29 Lisbeth was also encouraged to act on herself in a panoptic fashion. First, she was imprisoned at St. Stefan’s, where she was put under constant surveillance and strapped to a bed for 381 consecutive days.

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