Reel Arguments: Film, Philosophy, And Social Criticism



Reel Arguments: Film, Philosophy, And Social Criticism Reel Arguments Collects An Integrated Series Of Essays Addressing The Role Of Film As Social Criticism By Looking At Films And The Creators Of Such Films As Alice In The Cities, Enemy Of The State, The Conversation, Falling Down, City Of Hope, And Matewan, Light Persuasively Argues That Film Can Be Both Highly Philosophical And Influential On Public Debates Over Issues Of Moral, Political And Social Importance Light Brings New Insights Into The Readings Of These Films Covering A Range Of Issues Identity Politics, Urban Landscapes, The Politics Of Space, And The Unexpected Ethical Dimensions Of Technology.

  • Paperback
  • 208 pages
  • Reel Arguments: Film, Philosophy, And Social Criticism
  • Andrew Light
  • English
  • 02 May 2018
  • 9780813365732

About the Author: Andrew Light

Andrew Light, Ph.D., is a Senior Fellow at American Progress specializing in climate, energy, and science policy He coordinates American Progress s participation in the Global Climate Network, focusing on international climate change policy and the future of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change He is also director of the Center for Global Ethics at George Mason University.Li


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