Thinking Through Film: Doing Philosophy, Watching Movies

Thinking Through Film: Doing Philosophy, Watching Movies


An creation to philosophy via movie, Thinking via movie: Doing Philosophy, gazing Movies combines the exploration of basic philosophical matters with the adventure of viewing motion pictures, and gives a fascinating examining adventure for undergraduate scholars, philosophy lovers and picture buffs alike. An in-depth but available advent to the philosophical matters raised by means of motion pictures, movie spectatorship and film-making.

Provides 12 self-contained, shut discussions of person motion pictures from throughout genres.

Films mentioned contain Total remember, Minority file, l. a. Promesse, humorous video games, Ikuru, The darkish Knight, keepsake, AI and extra.

Explores suggestions that span epistemology, metaphysics, destiny, selection, robotic love, time go back and forth, own identification, spectacle, ethics, success, remorse, consequentialism, deontology and the philosophy of movie itself.

A uniquely versatile source for classes in philosophy and picture that encourages scholar mirrored image, in addition to being an enticing learn for the movie fanatic.

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