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The Routledge Companion to Philosophy and Film

Edited by: Paisley Livingston , Carl Plantinga

Print publication date:  October  2008
Online publication date:  October  2008

Print ISBN: 9780415771665
eBook ISBN: 9780203879320
Adobe ISBN: 9781135982751

10.4324/9780203879320
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Book description

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.

The Routledge Companion to Philosophy and Film is essential reading for anyone interested in philosophy of film, aesthetics and film and cinema studies. 

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Acting Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Authorship Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Censorship Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Consciousness Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Definition of “Cinema” Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Depiction Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Digital Cinema Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Emotion and Affect Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Empathy and Character Engagement Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Ethics Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Film As Art Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Formalism Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Gender Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Genre Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Interpretation Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Medium Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Music Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Narration Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Narrative Closure Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Ontology Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Race Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Realism Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Spectatorship Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Sound Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Style Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Violence Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Rudolph Arnheim Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Walter Benjamin Download PDF
Chapter  29:  David Bordwell Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Bertolt Brecht Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Noël Carroll Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Stanley Cavell Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Cognitive Theory Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Gilles Deleuze Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Sergei Eisenstein Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Christian Metz Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Jean Mitry Download PDF
Chapter  38:  Edgar Morin Download PDF
Chapter  39:  Hugo MÜnsterberg Download PDF
Chapter  40:  Phenomenology Download PDF
Chapter  41:  Psychoanalysis Download PDF
Chapter  42:  Semiotics and Semiology Download PDF
Chapter  43:  Wittgenstein Download PDF
Chapter  44:  Dogme 95 Download PDF
Chapter  45:  Documentary Download PDF
Chapter  46:  Horror Download PDF
Chapter  47:  Pornography Download PDF
Chapter  48:  Avant-Garde Film Download PDF
Chapter  49:  Tragedy and Comedy Download PDF
Chapter  50:  Film as Philosophy Download PDF
Chapter  51:  Ingmar Bergman Download PDF
Chapter  52:  Terrence Malick Download PDF
Chapter  53:  Andrei Tarkovsky Download PDF
Chapter  54:  Why Be Moral? Download PDF
Chapter  55:  Skepticism Download PDF
Chapter  56:  Personal Identity Download PDF
Chapter  57:  Practical Wisdom and the Good Ground of Gettysburg Download PDF
Chapter  58:  The Five Obstructions Download PDF
Chapter  59:  Gattaca Download PDF
Chapter  60:  Memento Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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