Plato and Popcorn: A Philosopher’s Guide to 75 by William G. Smith

By William G. Smith

Many think there's not anything like seeing a very good motion picture, one who is pleasing either in itself and for the idea tactics it stimulates. From The traditional Suspects and When Harry Met Sally to Gandhi and The colour Purple, this instruction manual services as a consultant to staring at and reflecting upon seventy five nice movies. the writer, a philosophy teacher, provides a textual content designed to steer readers via a chain of highbrow gymnastics; to aid increase serious pondering skills and to encourage interesting and philosophical options and discussions.
“Civil Disobedience,” “Death,” “Fate and Determinism,” “War,” “Sexism and Women’s Issues,” “Gay Rights,” “The maximum Happiness Principle,” “Anxiety and Inauthenticity” and “The Holocaust” are examples of the 18 diverse different types into which the flicks are divided. each one bankruptcy comprises the author’s introductory reviews to be learn ahead of looking at videos besides a piece of “Questions to think about” to be thought of later on. photos of many motion picture scenes are integrated in the course of the text.
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