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Thinking Through Film free pdf 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

About Damian Cox

Damian Cox is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at BondUniversity. He is co-author of Integrity and the FragileSelf with Michael Levine and Marguerite La Caze in 2003. Coxhas written widely on philosophical topics including ethics, valuetheory, metaphysics and epistemology.

Michael Levine is professor of Philosophy at theUniversity of Western Australia, and has co-authored PoliticsMost Unusual: Violence, Sovereignty and Democracy in the 'War onTerror' with Damian Cox and Saul Newman (2009). He is currentlyworking on the topic of the role of regret and self-assessment inour moral lives.


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Author : Damian Cox
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley
Data Published : 26 August 2011
ISBN : 1405193433
EAN : 9781405193436
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 288 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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