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Philosophy of the Film : Epistemology, Ontology, Aesthetics - Ian Jarvie

Philosophy of the Film

Epistemology, Ontology, Aesthetics

Hardcover Published: 30th June 1987
ISBN: 9780710210166
Number Of Pages: 392

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Prefacep. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xv
Introduction On the Very Idea of a Philosophy of the Film: Casablancap. 1
Movies as a Philosophical Problemp. 29
Knowledge and Existencep. 31
Plato and the Cavep. 44
The Golden Mountain, USDA Approval and Realismp. 56
Films and Academic Philosophyp. 66
Movies as an Aesthetic Problemp. 139
Art and Sciencep. 141
Aesthetics and Essentialismp. 150
Arguments against Films as Artp. 164
Films as Artp. 220
Philosophical Problems on Filmp. 247
Philosophyp. 249
Popular Philosophyp. 253
On Interpretationp. 259
Citizen Kane and the Essence of a Personp. 267
Rashomon: Is Truth Relative?p. 295
Persona: The Person as a Maskp. 308
Woody Allen and the Search for Moral Integrityp. 330
Notesp. 353
Bibliographyp. 364
Index of Subjectsp. 376
Index of Namesp. 386
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ISBN: 9780710210166
ISBN-10: 0710210167
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 392
Published: 30th June 1987
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.35 x 15.29  x 3.0
Weight (kg): 0.59
Edition Number: 1