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Author note: Mark A. Wrathall (Editor)
Publish yr note: First released in 2006

Is it attainable to be a devoted Christian and a rock famous person? Can political activists make sturdy tune? Do highly winning rock bands quite care approximately AIDS and poverty in Africa, or is it simply one other image-enhancing schtick? U2 and Philosophy ponders those and different seeming dichotomies within the occupation of the Irish supergroup. For over twenty years, U2 has been one of many greatest acts in rock song. They’ve produced over a dozen platinum and multiplatinum files and received 15 Grammy Awards. Critics all over have praised the band’s considerate, advanced lyrics and the artistry in their tune. while, Bono, the group’s lead singer, has devoted himself to political and social explanations, blurring the road among rock superstar and revered statesman. delivering clean perception into the band’s tune and activism, those thought-provoking essays permits fanatics to find philosophy during the eyes of U2, and rediscover U2 throughout the eyes of philosophers. Mark A. Wrathall

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