Cinema and Ethics: Foreclosed Encounters

Cinema and Ethics: Foreclosed Encounters

by Lisa Downing, Libby Saxton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415409268

ISBN-13: 9780415409261

Pub. Date: 09/10/2009

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Film & Ethics considers a range of films and texts of film criticism alongside disparate philosophical discourses of ethics by Levinas, Derrida, Foucault, Lacanian psychoanalysts and postmodern theorists.

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Film & Ethics considers a range of films and texts of film criticism alongside disparate philosophical discourses of ethics by Levinas, Derrida, Foucault, Lacanian psychoanalysts and postmodern theorists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415409261
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/10/2009
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Section 1: Representation and Spectatorship Section 1 Introduction 1. 'Tracking Shots are a Question of Morality': Ethics, Aesthetics, Documentary 2. Testing Positive: Gender, Sexuality, Representation 3. The South looks back: Ethics, Race, Cultural Identity 4. Ethics, Spectatorship and the Spectacle of Suffering 5. Pornography and the Ethics of Censorship Section 2: Theory, Ethics, Film Section 2 Introduction 6. Blinding Visions: Levinas, Ethics, Faciality 7. Deconstructive Ethics: Derrida, Dryer, Responsibility 8. Foucault in Focus: Ethics, Surveillance, Soma 9. The Cinematic Ethics of Psychoanalysis: Futurity, Death Drive, Desire 10. What if we are Post-Ethical? Postmodernism's Ethics and Aesthetics

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