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Philosophy Goes to the Movies

An Introduction to Philosophy

by Christop Falzon

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages176
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Open LibraryOL7487847M
ISBN 100415237408
ISBN 109780415237406


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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 () and Philosophy Goes to the Movies (2nd edition, ).

He is also co-editor, with Timothy O’Leary, of Foucault and Philosophy (), and with Timothy O’Leary and Jana Cited by: Philosophy goes to the Movies is a new kind of introduction to philosophy that makes use of movies including The Matrix, Antz, Total Recall and Cinema Paradiso, to explore philosophical ideas.

Topics covered include: *the theory of knowledge *the self and personal Identity *moral philosophy *social and political philosophy3/5(1). The true title is Philosophy goes to the movies; west movies; many American, some European.

some Japanese ones, in between. Anyway, as I read it, I was prone to the 5 stars, so good was the prose. One of the main effects of the reading is to prompt you to watch the unseen movies so far; another effect is to shed a new light (the philosophical /5.

Book Description. 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. He is the author of Foucault and Social Dialogue () and Philosophy Goes to the Movies (3 rd edition, ), and the co-editor of Foucault and Philosophy () and A Blackwell Companion to Foucault ().

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I especially appreciate its erudite discussion of /5(2). Get this from a library. Philosophy goes to the movies: an introduction to philosophy. [Christopher Falzon] -- 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.

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Lucy Bolton Queen Mary, University of London Christopher Falzon describes the aim of his book, now in its second edition, as being to introduce. There are scenes in the movie that you will not find in the Book of Genesis, but they perfectly fit the movie, making it incredibly fascinating and eye-catching.

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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.

this book guides the reader through philosophy using illuminating cinematic works, like Avatar. P H I L O S O P H Y G O E S TO T H E M OV I E S ‘Philosophy Goes to the Movies is very clearly and engagingly written It has a particular claim on the attention of those preparing students for a systematic study of philosophy, one that distinguishes it from any other introductory book I know of.’.

Every good story includes philosophy at some level. That is because, whether we acknowledge it or not, philosophy underpins all that we do and believe.

Socrates believed we are all philosophers, but not often explicit about it. So, it should come as no surprise that philosophy shows up in movies and television shows. Now, as an adult, I could say that I have learned to appreciate those films more, because the messages whose meaning I wasn’t able to fully understand when I was younger, I understand more now.

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Christopher Falzon is the author of Philosophy Goes to the Movies ( avg rating, 58 ratings, 5 reviews, published ), A Companion to Foucault ( /5. 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 a wide range of films from around the world, and the ideas of a diverse selection of thinkers from Plato and Descartes to Marcuse and Foucault, _Philosophy Goes to the Movies_ introduces and discusses central areas of philosophical concern, including: *the theory of knowledge *the self and personal identity *ethics *social and political philosophy *critical.

Christopher Falzon Philosophy Goes to the Movies, An Introduction to Philosophy (Routledge ) "An original introduction, this book uses examples from films to guide the reader through the some basic philosophical problems. This is a great device for those with no previous knowledge of philosophy because the questions raised are given.

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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.

Draw. Drawing on a wide range of films from around the world, and the ideas of a diverse selection of thinkers from Plato and Descartes to Marcuse and Foucault, Philosophy Goes to the Movies introduces and discusses central areas of philosophical concern, including:*the theory of knowledge *the self and personal identity *ethics *social and political philosophy.

Is part of Book Title Philosophy goes to the movies: an introduction to philosophy Author(s) Christopher Falzon Date Publisher Routledge Pub place New York Edition 2nd ed ISBN Plato goes to the movies: The philosophy of superheroes. If you know Western philosophy, you will see Clark Kent/Superman in Man of Steel reading a book with Plato’s name on the cover in the school yard bully scene and again in the car as he seeks to discover who he really is and what he is meant to do in the world.

Ethics Goes to the Movies: An Introduction to Moral Philosophy - CRC Press Book Movies hold a mirror up to us, portraying the complexities of human reality through their characters and stories.

And they vividly illustrate moral theories that address questions about how we are to live and what sort of people we ought to be. 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.

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