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Philosophy of Film

MIT,, Fall 2004 , Prof. Irving Singer

Overview

This course is a seminar on the philosophical analysis of film art, with an emphasis on the ways in which it creates meaning through techniques that define a formal structure. There is a particular focus on aesthetic problems about appearance and reality, literary and visual effects, communication and alienation through film technology

Includes

Lecture 1:

4.1 ( 11 )

Lecture Details

Session 1 syllabus and course requirements, philosophy and film, student introductions, the humanist philosopher, Jean Cocteau, film as cultural communication, readings for the course, meaning and technique are inseparable View the complete course httpocw.mit.edu24-213F04 License Creative Commons BY-NC-SA More information at httpocw.mit.eduterms More courses at httpocw.mit.edu

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Sam

Excellent course helped me understand topic that i couldn't while attendinfg my college.

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Dembe

Great course. Thank you very much.

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