Doing Philosophy at the Movies.

By: Gilmore, Richard APublisher: Ithaca : State University of New York Press, 2005Copyright date: ©2005Description: 1 online resource (196 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780791483534Subject(s): Motion pictures -- Philosophy.;Performing arts -- PhilosophyGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Doing Philosophy at the MoviesDDC classification: 791.43/01 LOC classification: PN1995 -- .G495 2005ebOnline resources: Click to View
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Intro -- Doing Philosophy at the Movies -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: What It Means to Do Philosophy -- 1. John Ford's The Searchers as an Allegory of the Philosophical Search -- 2. A The Usual Suspects Moment in Vertigo: The Epistemology of Identity -- 3. The American Sublime in Fargo -- 4. Visions of Meaning: Seeing and Non-Seeing in Woody Allen's Crimes and Misdemeanors -- 5. Oedipus Techs: Time Travel as Redemption in The Terminator and 12 Monkeys -- 6. Into the Toilet: Some Classical Aesthetic Themes Raised by a Scene in Trainspotting -- 7. Horror and Death at the Movies -- Conclusion: The Dialectics of Interpretation -- Notes -- Preface -- Introduction -- 1. John Ford's The Searchers as an Allegory of the Philosophical Search -- 2. A The Usual Suspects Moment in Vertigo -- 3. The American Sublime in Fargo -- 4. Visions of Meaning -- 5. Oedipus Techs -- 6. Into the Toilet -- 7. Horror and Death at the Movies -- Conclusion -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Zˇ.
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Intro -- Doing Philosophy at the Movies -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: What It Means to Do Philosophy -- 1. John Ford's The Searchers as an Allegory of the Philosophical Search -- 2. A The Usual Suspects Moment in Vertigo: The Epistemology of Identity -- 3. The American Sublime in Fargo -- 4. Visions of Meaning: Seeing and Non-Seeing in Woody Allen's Crimes and Misdemeanors -- 5. Oedipus Techs: Time Travel as Redemption in The Terminator and 12 Monkeys -- 6. Into the Toilet: Some Classical Aesthetic Themes Raised by a Scene in Trainspotting -- 7. Horror and Death at the Movies -- Conclusion: The Dialectics of Interpretation -- Notes -- Preface -- Introduction -- 1. John Ford's The Searchers as an Allegory of the Philosophical Search -- 2. A The Usual Suspects Moment in Vertigo -- 3. The American Sublime in Fargo -- 4. Visions of Meaning -- 5. Oedipus Techs -- 6. Into the Toilet -- 7. Horror and Death at the Movies -- Conclusion -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Zˇ.

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