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Designed for classroom use, this authoritative anthology presents key selections from the best contemporary work in philosophy of film. * The featured essays have been specially chosen for their clarity, philosophical depth, and consonance with the current move towards cognitive film theory* Eight sections with introductions cover topics such as the nature of film, film as art, documentary cinema, narration and emotion in film, film criticism, and film's relation to knowledge and morality* Issues addressed include the objectivity of documentary films, fear of movie monsters, and moral questions surrounding the viewing of pornography* Replete with examples and discussion of moving pictures throughout

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405120265
ISBN-10: 1405120266
Format: Hardback
(258mm x 187mm x 30mm)
Pages: 432
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 13-Jul-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jinhee Choi

Noel Carroll is the Mellon Professor of the Humanities at Temple University and the author of Beyond Aesthetics (2001), A Philosophy of Mass Art (1999), and Interpreting the Moving Image (1998). Jinhee Choi is Assistant Professor of Film Studies at Carleton University. Her work has appeared in the Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism and The British Journal of Aesthetics.

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