Synopsis : Film as Philosophy written by R. Read, published by Springer which was released on 27 September 2005. Download Film as Philosophy Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format.
A series of essays on film and philosophy whose authors - philosophers or film studies experts - write on a wide variety of films: classic Hollywood comedies, war films, Eastern European art films, science fiction, showing how film and watching it can not only illuminate philosophy but, in an important sense, be doing philosophy. The book is crowned with an interview with Wittgensteinian philosopher Stanley Cavell, discussing his interests in philosophy and in film and how they can come together.