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Film As Philosophy Essays on Cinema after Wittgenstein and Cavell

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ISBN-10: 1403997950

ISBN-13: 9781403997951

Edition: 2005

Authors: Jerry Goodenough, Rupert Read, Rupert Read

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Developing arguments & readings championed by writers on film who contend that films can think, this is the first volume to treat films as philosophy, rather than subjugating film to pre-existing theories.
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Book details

List price: $46.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 11/29/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Preface
Notes on Contributors
A Philosopher Goes to the Cinema
What Theory of Film Do Wittgenstein and Cavell Have?
Essays
Cogito Ergo Film: Plato, Descartes and Fight Club
In Space, No-one Can Hear You Scream: Acknowledging the Human Voice in the Alien Universe
Memento: A Philosophical Investigation
The Everydayness of Don Giovanni
Silent Dialogue: Philosophising with Jan Svankmajer
Calm: On Terence Malick's The Thin Red Line
Habitual Remarriage: The Ends of Happiness in The Palm Beach Story
Interview
'What Becomes of Thinking on Film?'
Bibliography