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Overview

Philosophy and Film moves from broad theoretical reflections on film as a medium to concrete examinations of individual films.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415909211
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 4/25/1995
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 270
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.57 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface
Introduction 1
1 The Thought of Movies 13
2 Provocations and Justifications of Film 33
3 Morals for Method 49
4 Towards an Ontology of the Moving Image 68
5 Missing Mothers/Desiring Daughters: Framing the Sight of Women 89
6 Failures of Marriage in Sea of Love (The Love of Men, the Respect of Women) 109
7 Realist Horror 126
8 Black Cupids, White Desires: Reading the Representation of Racial Difference in Casablanca and Ghost 143
9 An Unlikely Couple: The Significance of Difference in White Palace 161
10 2001: Modern Art, and Modern Philosophy 183
11 Spike Lee's Morality Tales 201
12 Passing in Europa, Europa: Escape into Estrangement 218
13 The Politics of Interpretation: The Case of Bergman's Persona 233
Index 251
Contributors 257
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