Description - Philosophy of Film and Motion Pictures by Jinhee Choi
This authoritative anthology presents key selections from the best contemporary work in philosophy of film. Designed for classroom use, the essays that comprise this volume have been specially chosen for their clarity, precision, philosophical depth, and consonance with current cognitive science and psychology. The volume's eight sections, each introduced by the editors, cover topics such as The nature of film Film as art Documentary cinema Narration and emotion in film Film criticism Film's relation to knowledge and morality Whether addressing assumptions about the objectivity of documentary film, fear of movie monsters, or moral questions surrounding the viewing of pornography, this text is replete with examples and discussion of moving pictures throughout.
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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.