PHIL 0217 - Philosophy and Film

Credits: 3

Study of film esthetics and concepts in selected movies and related intellectual movements, thinkers, or film-makers. Special emphasis on those informed by philosophical movements such as existentialism, Marxism, modernism, or postmodernism. Topics drawn from cinema dealing with ethics, social and political philosophies, religious themes, or modern metaphysics, with attention to film criticism written by 20th century thinkers with philosophical training and interests.

Prerequisites: Completion of at least one 0100-level Philosophy course or equivalent.

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