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The Routledge companion to philosophy and film

Explores the main themes, topics, thinkers and issues in philosophy and film. This title features sixty chapters from international scholars and is divided into four parts: issues and concepts; authors and trends; genres; and, film as philosophy. It is suitable for those interested in philosophy of film, aesthetics and film and cinema studies
Print Book, English, 2011
Routledge, London, 2011
Motion pictures
xix, 672 pages ; 25 cm.
9780415493949, 0415493943
Notes on contributors
PART I: Issues and concepts. Acting / Johannes Riis
Authorship / Aaron Meskin
Censorship / Susan Dwyer
Consciousness / Murray Smith
Definition of "cinema" / Trevor Ponech
Depiction / Robert Hopkins
Digital cinema / Berys Gaut
Emotion and affect / Carl Plantinga
Empathy and character engagement / Amy Coplan
Ethics / Folke Tersman
Film as art / Robert Stecker
Formalism / Katherine Thomson-Jones
Gender / Angela Curran and Carol Donelan
Genre / Brian Laetz and Dominic McIver Lopes
Interpretation / George Wilson
Medium / Kevin W. Sweeney
Music / Jeff Smith
Narration / Noël Carroll
Narrative closure / Noël Carroll
Ontology / David Davies
Race / Dan Flory
Realism / Andrew Kania
Spectatorship / Carl Plantinga
Sound / Giorgio Biancorosso
Style / Noël Carroll
Violence / Stephen Prince
PART II: Authors and trends. Rudolph Arnheim / Jinhee Choi
Walter Benjamin / Stéphane Symons
David Bordwell / Patrick Colm Hogan
Bertolt Brecht / Angela Curran
Noël Carroll / Jonathan Frome
Stanley Cavell / William Rothman
Cognitive theory / David Bordwell
Gilles Deleuze / Ronald Bogue
Sergei Eisenstein / David Bordwell
Christian Metz / Francesco Casetti
Jean Mitry / Brian Lewis
Edgar Morin / Dudley Andrew
Hugo Münsterberg / Don Fredericksen
Phenomenology / Vivian Sobchack
Psychoanalysis / Richard Allen
Semiotics and semiology / Joseph G. Kickasola
Wittgenstein / Malcolm Turvey
PART III: Genres and other types. Dogme / Mette Hjort
Documentary / Carl Plantinga
Horror / Aaron Smuts
Pornography / Susan Dwyer
Avant-garde film / Maureen Turim
Tragedy and comedy / Deborah Knight
PART IV: Film as philosophy. Film as philosophy / Thomas E. Wartenberg
Ingmar Bergman / Paisley Livingston
Terrence Malick / David Davies
Andrei Tarkovsky / András Bálint Kovács
Why be moral? / Chris Falzon
Skepticism / Richard Fumerton
Personal identity / Deborah Knight
Practical wisdom and the good ground of Gettysburg / Joseph Kupfer
The Five Obstructions / Mette Hjort
Gattaca / Neven Sesardic
Memento / Andrew Kania
Originally published: 2009