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Philosophy and Film, 7,5 hp

The course entails an introduction to popular works of Western cinema and their relationship with classical texts of philosophy. The texts include some of the prominent works of Aristotle, Rousseau, Locke, Nietzsche, Marx and Foucault, as well as relevant secondary texts. The course introduces philosophical analysis in the context of a film and discusses the extent to which the basic arguments of the texts are deliberated, represented or reflected on in the film in question, along with the philosophical features of the film in itself. The course also provides the tools one needs to acquire to read a film in terms of its content and structure.

Course code: 721G27

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Spring 2018

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Sidansvarig: monica.wise@liu.se
Senast uppdaterad: 2018-05-25