By Richard Gilmore

during this quantity, Richard Gilmore explores movie as a channel wherein to interact in philosophical mirrored image and analyzes the connection among philosophy and picture. This ebook argues that philosophy and movie can and may be used for the amelioration of life’s problems and the promoting of life’s boons. Gilmore identifies how philosophy and picture supplement and increase each other and explores their dating through connecting vintage knowledge texts to major videos. for instance, the quantity analyzes the Coen brothers’ movies The huge Lebowski and A severe guy in mild of The ebook of Job. Gilmore considers the traditional concept of philosophy as “spiritual workout” and a life-style. the amount concludes by means of reading what the writer labels “sublime conversations” because the optimum expression of philosophy. The e-book identifies and dissects those conversations in videos directed through the likes of Robert Bresson, Yasujirō Ozu, Jean-Luc Godard, and Ingmar Bergman, between others.

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