The Metaphysics of Terror by Terry Eagleton

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The Metaphysics of Terror --

Terry Eagleton

(From Spoken English Example Videos for Language Study)

Prolific author and literary critic Terry Eagleton speaks on The Metaphysics of Terror.

This lecture Eagleton gives the the University of Manchester is very challenging, due largely to its philosophical and psychological content. If you like, just listen for the sounds of the language. If you feel like doing more analysis, be sure to have your vocabulary journals handy. Terms to look for:
metaphysics
tendentious
autotelism
opaque
Iago
Othello
Thomas Aquinas
Stalin
Mao
holocaust
flamboyance
vacuous
rhetoric
ontology
replete
hierarchy
cynic
incredulous
delusion
subversive
insidious
gratuitous
pathological
anarchic
infinitude
implacable
nihilistic
puristic
negation
pernicious
garish

Difficulty level: 9/10

Dialect: British (Oxbridge) English



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