Bond and Phenomenology: Shaken not Stirred

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'Shaken, not stirred'---this is James Bond's preferred way to drink a martini. The familiar, oft-repeated phrase tells us many things about Ian Fleming's hero--some obvious, some obscure. For instance, Bond's choice of drink reveals that he noy only enjoys strong alcohol, but the sort consumed in high society. The martini connotes the glamour, sophistication, and wealth of the fashionable and privileged. Bond's partiality for this drink, and indeed his strcit instructions concerning its preparation, suggest that he is no slouch when it comes to fashion...
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationJames Bond and Philosophy
Subtitle of host publicationQuestions Are Forever
EditorsJacob M Held, James B South
Place of PublicationChicago
PublisherOpen Court Publishing
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)9780812696073
Publication statusPublished - 2006


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