Philosophy Through Film offers a uniquely engaging andeffective approach to introductory philosophy by combining ananthology of classical and contemporary philosophical readings witha discussion of philosophical concepts illustrated in popularfilms.
- Pairs 50 classical and contemporary readings with popular films- from Monty Python and The Matrix to Casablanca andA Clockwork Orange
- Addresses key areas in philosophy, including topics in ethics, philosophy of religion, philosophy of mind, free will anddeterminism, the problem of perception, and philosophy of time
- Each unit begins with an extensive introduction by the editorsand ends with study questions linking readings to films
- Features chapter by chapter discussion of clips from films thatvividly illustrate the critical philosophical arguments andpositions raised in the readings