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Engaging the Moving Image
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Engaging the Moving Image

Noël Carroll

Abstract

This collection of essays discusses topics in philosophy, film theory, and film criticism. Drawing on concepts from cognitive psychology and analytic philosophy, the author examines a wide range of topics. These include film attention, the emotional address of the moving image, film and racism, the nature and epistemology of documentary film, the moral status of television, the concept of film style, the foundations of film evaluation, the film theory of Siegfried Kracauer, the ideology of the professional western, and films by Sergei Eisenstein and Yvonne Rainer. The author also assesses the ... More

Keywords: philosophy, film theory, film criticism, cognitive psychology, analytic philosophy, film attention, racism, television, film style, Siegfried Kracauer

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9780300091953
Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013 DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300091953.001.0001

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Noël Carroll, author

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