Socrates and Subtitles: A Philosopher’s Guide to 95 by William G. Smith

By William G. Smith

A sequel to the author’s previous paintings Plato and Popcorn: A Philosopher’s consultant to seventy five Thought-Provoking Movies, this booklet provides analyses of ninety five videos from the Americas and 20 different international locations. every one access features a short advent to the movie besides a listing of philosophical inquiries to think about after viewing it. such a lot entries additionally contain a listing of extra instructed films.
The movies conceal quite a lot of genres and topics—from the haunting story of doomed Polish freedom combatants in Kanal’s international struggle II Warsaw to the romantic and passionate tale of rekindled love in Australia’s Innocence.
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