Theses on cinema as philosophy

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Abstract

The article explores the link between motion pictures and philosophy, citing film's contribution to philosophy, and the illustrative and heuristic roles of films. The philosophical contributions of films may be examined in the films "Vredens Dag," or "Day of Wrath," where filmmaker, Carl Theodor Dreyer used various specifically cinematic means to express ideas pertaining to ethical and epistemic issues, while "The Seventh Seal," provides some ideas about religion.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)11-18
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism
Volume64
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2006

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