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Philosophy Goes to the Movies free pdf Now emulated in several competing publications, but still unsurpassed in clarity and insight, Philosophy Goes to the Movies: An Introduction to Philosophy, Third Edition builds on the approach that made the two earlier editions so successful. Drawing on many popular and some lesser known films from around the world, Christopher Falzon introduces students to key areas in philosophy, like: * Ethics * Social and Political Philosophy * The Theory of Knowledge * The Self and Personal Identity * Critical Thinking Perfect for beginners, this book guides the reader through philosophy using illuminating cinematic works, like Avatar, Inception, Fight Club, Wings of Desire, Run Lola Run, A Clockwork Orange, Blade Runner, Dirty Harry and many other films. The fully revised and updated Third Edition features: an expanded introduction that provides a new discussion of the relationship between film and philosophy- new material on notable philosophers such as Aristotle, Merleau-Ponty and Rawls- and coverage of new topics like virtue ethics and what Socrates offers for critical thinking. An updated glossary, references and bibliography, and a filmography, are also included in the Third Edition.

About Christopher Falzon

Christopher Falzon is a senior lecturer in Philosophy in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Newcastle, Australia. He is the author of Foucault and Social Dialogue (1998) and Philosophy Goes to the Movies (2nd edition, 2007). He is also co-editor, with Timothy O'Leary, of Foucault and Philosophy (2010), and with Timothy O'Leary and Jana Sawicki, of the Blackwell Companion to Foucault (2013).

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Author : Christopher Falzon
Publisher : Routledge
Data Published : 01 August 2014
ISBN : 0415538157
EAN : 9780415538152
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 346 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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