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Philosophy Goes to the Movies free pdf "Philosophy Goes to the Movies" is a new kind of introduction to philosophy that makes use of film to help us understand philosophical ideas and positions. Drawing on a wide range of films from around the world - and the ideas of a diverse selection of thinkers from Plato and Descartes to Marcuse and Foucault - Christopher Falzon introduces and discusses central areas of philosophical concern, including: the theory of knowledge- the self and personal identity- ethics- social and political philosophy- and, critical thinking. Ideal for beginners, this book guides the reader through philosophy using lively and illuminating cinematic examples including "Proof, Mulholland Drive, Bowling for Columbine, Nosferatu" and "Wings of Desire."

About Chris Falzon

Chris Falzon is a lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Newcastle, Australia. He has researched and published in the areas of continental philosophy and philosophy and film. He is the author of Foucault and Social Dialogue (1998) and Philosophy Goes to the Movies (first edition 2002).

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Author : Chris Falzon
Publisher : Routledge
Data Published : 19 March 2007
ISBN : 0415357268
EAN : 9780415357265
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 267 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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