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Read online Philosophy in the Twilight Zone.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Philosophy in the Twilight Zone Utilizing a series of essays examining the broad philosophical concepts embedded in Rod Serling s series i The Twilight Zone i b i Philosophy in The Twilight Zone i b provides a platform for further philosophical discussion .

Features essays by eminent contemporary philosophers concerning the over arching themes in i The Twilight Zone i as well as in depth discussions of particular episodes Fuses popular cult entertainment with classical philosophical perspectives Acts as a guide to unearthing larger questions from human nature to the nature of reality and beyond posed in the series Includes substantial critical and biographical information on series creator Rob Serling by Noël Carroll, Lester H. Hunt

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Philosophy in the Twilight Zone
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Number of Pages:194
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em Philosophy of Art em is a textbook for undergraduate students interested in the topic of philosophical aesthetics br It introduces the techniques of analytic philosophy as well as key topics such as the representational theory of art formalism neo formalism aesthetic theories of art neo Wittgensteinism the Institutional Theory of Art as well as historical approaches to the nature of art br Throughout abstract philosophical theories are illustrated by examples of both traditional and contemporary art including frequent reference to the avant garde in this way enriching the readers understanding of art theory as well as the appreciation of art br Unique features of the textbook are br chapter summaries br summaries of major theories of art and suggested analyses of the important categories used when talking and thinking of art br annotated suggested readings at the ends of chapters br br Also available in this series br em Epistemology em Pb br em Ethics em Pb br em Metaphysics em Pb X br em Philosophy of Mind em Pb br em Philosophy of Religion em Pb, Designed for classroom use this authoritative anthology presents key selections from the best contemporary work in philosophy of film br br br The featured essays have been specially chosen for their clarity philosophical depth and consonance with the current move towards cognitive film theory Eight sections with introductions cover topics such as the nature of film film as art documentary cinema narration and emotion in film film criticism and film s relation to knowledge and morality Issues addressed include the objectivity of documentary films fear of movie monsters and moral questions surrounding the viewing of pornography Replete with examples and discussion of moving pictures throughout, No description available, In a recent poll of practicing art critics percent reported that rendering judgments on artworks was the least significant aspect of their job This is a troubling statistic for philosopher and critic Noel Carroll who argues that that the proper task of the critic is not simply to describe or to uncover hidden meanings or agendas but instead to determine what is of value in art br br Carroll argues for a humanistic conception of criticism which focuses on what the artist has achieved by creating or performing the work Whilst a good critic should not neglect to contextualize and offer interpretations of a work of art he argues that too much recent criticism has ignored the fundamental role of the artist s intentions br br Including examples from visual performance and literary arts and the work of contemporary critics Carroll provides a charming erudite and persuasive argument that evaluation of art is an indispensable part of the conversation of life