An introduction to philosophy through film, Thinking Through Film: Doing Philosophy, Watching Movies combines the exploration of fundamental philosophical issues with the experience of viewing films, and provides an engaging reading experience for undergraduate students, philosophy enthusiasts and film buffs alike. An in-depth yet accessible introduction to the philosophical issues raised by films, film spectatorship and film-making.
Provides 12 self-contained, close discussions of individual films from across genres.
Films discussed include Total Recall, Minority Report, La Promesse, Funny Games, Ikuru, The Dark Knight, Memento, AI and more.
Explores concepts that span epistemology, metaphysics, fate, choice, robot love, time travel, personal identity, spectacle, ethics, luck, regret, consequentialism, deontology and the philosophy of film itself.
A uniquely flexible resource for courses in philosophy and film that encourages student reflection, as well as being an engaging read for the film enthusiast.
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The racing narration is an impediment.
Yes. .if it were narrated by someone else
The narration is so fast , so Manic as to make it incomprehensible
Yes but with a different narrator and a slower pace. This narration is ridiculous and so fast the ideas begin to seem like gibberish.
I listen to a lot of audiobooks. This was the worst in terms of speed.
- NYC poet
- Ryan Baumbach