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What is film? / Julie N. Books.

Author:
Books, Julie N. [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New York : Peter Lang, [2016]
Description:
viii, 160 pages ; 23 cm.
Series:
  • American university studies. Series V, Philosophy ; v. 224. [More in this series]
  • American university studies. Sevies V, Philosophy ; Vol. 224
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents:
Introduction -- 1. Transparency -- Introduction -- Photographs and transparency -- Films and transparency -- Criticisms of transparency -- 2. Illusionism -- Introduction -- Currie's arguments against cognitive illusionism -- Arguments against cognitive illusionism -- Currie's arguments against perceptual illusionism -- Evaluating perceptual illusionism -- 3. Perceptual realism -- Introduction -- Currie's account of perceptual realism -- Problems with resemblance theories -- 4. Summary -- 5. A new theory of the ontology of film -- Introduction -- Films as creative works of art -- Conclusion.
Subject(s):
Motion picturesPhilosophy [Browse]
ISBN:
  • 9781433134081 (hardcover : alkaline paper)
  • 143313408X (hardcover : alkaline paper)
  • (electronic book)
LCCN:
2016009089
OCLC:
945767547
Other standard number:
  • 40026189597
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