The Routledge companion to philosophy and film

Paisley Nathan LIVINGSTON (Editor), Carl PLANTINGA (Editor)

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Abstract

The Routledge Companion to Philosophy and Film is the first comprehensive volume to explore the main themes, topics, thinkers and issues in philosophy and film. The Companion features sixty specially commissioned chapters from international scholars and is divided into four clear parts: issues and concepts authors and trends genres film as philosophy. Part one is a comprehensive section examining key concepts, including chapters on acting, censorship, character, depiction, ethics, genre, interpretation, narrative, reception and spectatorship and style. Part two covers authors and scholars of film and significant theories Part three examines genres such as documentary, experimental cinema, horror, comedy and tragedy. Part four includes chapters on key directors such as Tarkovsky, Bergman and Terrence Malick and on particular films, including Memento . Each chapter includes a section of annotated further reading and is cross-referenced to related entries.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherRoutledge
ISBN (Print)9780415493949
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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Philosophy
Terrence Malick
Documentary
Comedy
Reception
Companionship
Memento
Experimental Cinema
Thinkers
Tragedy
Spectatorship
Censorship
Sixties

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LIVINGSTON, P. N., & PLANTINGA, C. (Eds.) (2011). The Routledge companion to philosophy and film. Routledge.
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