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The Philosophy of Stanley Kubrick
Language: un
Pages: 288
Authors: Jerold Abrams
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-05-04 - Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

In the course of fifty years, director Stanley Kubrick produced some of the most haunting and indelible images on film. His films touch on a wide range of topics rife with questions about human life, behavior, and emotions: love and sex, war, crime, madness, social conditioning, and technology. Within this
Shadow Philosophy: Plato's Cave and Cinema
Language: un
Pages: 160
Authors: Nathan Andersen
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-16 - Publisher: Routledge

Shadow Philosophy: Plato’s Cave and Cinema is an accessible and exciting new contribution to film-philosophy, which shows that to take film seriously is also to engage with the fundamental questions of philosophy. Nathan Andersen brings Stanley Kubrick’s film A Clockwork Orange into philosophical conversation with Plato’s Republic, comparing their contributions
The Philosophy of Horror
Language: un
Pages: 259
Authors: Thomas Richard Fahy
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-04-16 - Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

Sitting on pins and needles, anxiously waiting to see what will happen next, horror audiences crave the fear and exhilaration generated by a terrifying story; their anticipation is palpable. But they also breathe a sigh of relief when the action is over, when they are able to close their books
Kubrick's Total Cinema
Language: un
Pages: 208
Authors: Philip Kuberski
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-08-09 - Publisher: A&C Black

An original study of Kubrick's philosophical themes and cinematic qualities: time, light, speech, music, poiesis, corporeality, war, eros, technology, and transcendence.
Language: en
Pages: 738
Authors: James Lee Christian
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Harcourt College Pub

This popular introductory text provides a unique diversity of teaching tools for instructors who prefer a synoptic approach. The text is visually appealing and reader friendly. The author accents his accessible writing with cartoons, quotations, and related findings from the social and physical sciences, reinforcing his emphasis on philosophy as