Philosophy of Film Products

  • Found Footage Horror Films

    A Cognitive Approach, 1st Edition

    By Peter Turner

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Masculinities and Desire

    A Deleuzean Encounter, 1st Edition

    By Marek Wojtaszek

    Masculinities and Desire considers the question of male subjectivity in relation to Deleuze and Guattari’s theory of desire. Western tradition has thought of desire from the vantage point of masculine subjectivity, what happens when the order is reversed, and desire speaks through masculinity? Can…

    Hardback – 2019-02-26 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Research in Gender

  • Screening Characters

    Characterization in Film, Television, and Interactive Media, 1st Edition

    Edited by Johannes Riis, Aaron Taylor

    The contributors to Screening Characters draw on archival material, interviews, philosophical enquiry, and conceptual analysis in order to give a robust and multifaceted account of characterization in moving image fictions. Areas of investigation include the importance of performer and stars, the…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    AFI Film Readers

  • Film, Philosophy, and Reality

    Ancient Greece to Godard, 1st Edition

    By Nathan Andersen

    Film, Philosophy, and Reality: Ancient Greece to Godard is an original contribution to film-philosophy that shows how thinking about movies can lead us into a richer appreciation and understanding of both reality and the nature of human experience. Focused on the question of the relationship…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10 
    Routledge

  • Melancholy Emotion in Contemporary Cinema

    A Spinozian Analysis of Film Experience, 1st Edition

    By Francesco Sticchi

    This work outlines a new methodology for film analysis based on the radical materialist thought of Baruch Spinoza, re-evaluating contemporary cognitive media theory and philosophical theories on the emotional and intellectual aspects of film experience. Sticchi’s exploration of Spinozian…

    Hardback – 2018-12-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Ethics Goes to the Movies

    An Introduction to Moral Philosophy, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Falzon

    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.  In this book, Christopher Falzon uses movies to…

    Paperback – 2018-12-21 
    Routledge

  • A Film-Philosophy of Ecology and Enlightenment

    1st Edition

    By Rupert Read

    Inspired by the philosophy of Wittgenstein and his idea that the purpose of real philosophical thinking is not to discover something new, but to show in a strikingly different light what is already there, this book provides philosophical readings of a number of ‘arthouse’ and Hollywood films. Each…

    Hardback – 2018-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

  • Ethics, Justice, Embodiment, and Global Film

    Cinematic Provocations, 1st Edition

    By Brian Bergen-Aurand

    This book is a study in film and philosophy that explores the intersection of global post-fascist cinema, ethics and justice, and screen bodies. It addresses the question "What is the good of film experience?" by staging an encounter between Levinasian-Derridean concerns over ethics and justice and…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Cinema Against Doublethink

    Ethical Encounters with the Lost Pasts of World History, 1st Edition

    By David Martin-Jones

    When is it OK to lie about the past? If history is a story, then everyone knows that the 'official story' is told by the winners. No matter what we may know about how the past really happened, history is as it is recorded: this is what George Orwell called doublethink. But what happens to all the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25
    Routledge
    Remapping World Cinema

  • Thinking with Images

    An Enactivist Aesthetics, 1st Edition

    By John M. Carvalho

    This book advances an enactivist theory of aesthetics through the study of inscrutable artworks that challenge us to think because we do not know what to think about them. John M. Carvalho presents detailed analyses a four artworks that share this unique characteristic: Francis Bacon’s Study After…

    Hardback – 2018-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

  • Horror Film and Affect

    Towards a Corporeal Model of Viewership, 1st Edition

    By Xavier Aldana Reyes

    This book brings together various theoretical approaches to Horror that have received consistent academic attention since the 1990s – abjection, disgust, cognition, phenomenology, pain studies – to make a significant contribution to the study of fictional moving images of mutilation and the ways in…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27
    Routledge

  • The Emotional Life of Postmodern Film

    Affect Theory's Other, 1st Edition

    By Pansy Duncan

    Emotion and Postmodernism: is it possible to imagine an odder couple, stranger bedfellows, less bad company? The Emotional Life of Postmodern Film brings this unlikely pair into sustained dialogue, arguing that the interdisciplinary body of scholarship currently emerging under the rubric of "affect…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

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