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Film and the Emotions
     

Film and the Emotions

by Peter A. French (Editor), Howard K. Wettstein (Editor), Michelle Saint
 

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Film and the Emotions explores the complicated relationship between filmed entertainment, such as movies and television shows, and our capacity to feel emotions.  This volume of The Midwest Studies in Philosophy covers topics such as the role of imagination in our capacity to respond emotionally to films, how emotions felt in response to films

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Film and the Emotions explores the complicated relationship between filmed entertainment, such as movies and television shows, and our capacity to feel emotions.  This volume of The Midwest Studies in Philosophy covers topics such as the role of imagination in our capacity to respond emotionally to films, how emotions felt in response to films relate to emotions felt about real events, and the moral implications of responding emotionally to fictions, among others.  This collection includes nineteen original articles from experts on film and emotion, including Noel Carroll, Gregory Currie, Susan Feagin, Stacie Friend, Robert Hopkins, Peter Lamarque and Peter Goldie, Derek Matravers, Carl Plantinga, and Murray Smith.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781444338980
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/12/2010
Series:
Midwest Studies in Philosophy Series , #4
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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