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Cox, Damian

Thinking Through Film: Doing Philosophy, Watching Movies

Cox, Damian - Thinking Through Film: Doing Philosophy, Watching Movies, ebook

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An introduction to philosophy through film, Thinking Through Film: Doing Philosophy, Watching Movies combines the exploration of fundamental philosophical issues with the experience of viewing films, and provides an engaging reading experience for undergraduate students, philosophy enthusiasts and film buffs alike.
  • An in-depth yet accessible introduction to the philosophical issues raised by films, film spectatorship and film-making
  • Provides 12 self-contained, close discussions of individual films from across genres
  • Films discussed include Total Recall, Minority Report, La Promesse, Funny Games, Ikuru, The Dark Knight, Memento, AI and more
  • Explores concepts that span epistemology, metaphysics, fate, choice, robot love, time travel, personal identity, spectacle, ethics, luck, regret, consequentialism, deontology and the philosophy of film itself
  • A uniquely flexible resource for courses in philosophy and film that encourages student reflection, as well as being an engaging read for the film enthusiast

Keywords: Introductions to Philosophy, epistemology, metaphysics, ethics,  , studies, theory, aesthetics

Author(s)
 
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
244 pages
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781444343823
Printed ISBN
9781405193436

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