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Thinking Through Film: Doing Philosophy, Watching Movies

Thinking Through Film: Doing Philosophy, Watching Movies - 11 edition

Thinking Through Film: Doing Philosophy, Watching Movies - 11 edition

ISBN13: 9781405193429

ISBN10: 1405193425

Thinking Through Film: Doing Philosophy, Watching Movies by Damian Cox - ISBN 9781405193429
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 11
Copyright: 2011
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 2011
International: No
Thinking Through Film: Doing Philosophy, Watching Movies by Damian Cox - ISBN 9781405193429

ISBN13: 9781405193429

ISBN10: 1405193425

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 11

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Summary

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
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