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Skepticism Films

Knowing and Doubting the World in Contemporary Cinema

A study of how contemporary cinema and film-philosophers explore radical skepticism about our knowledge of the world. Les mer
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A study of how contemporary cinema and film-philosophers explore radical skepticism about our knowledge of the world.

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List of figures
Acknowledgements
1. Introduction: Skepticism Films. A Certain Tendency in Contemporary Cinema
Part I: Thinking Through Cinema
2. Films as Configurations of Philosophical Thought
3. Remediating Philosophy, or: The Media of Philosophical Thought
Part II: Skepticism in Film Philosophy
4. Varieties of Philosophical Skepticism: Knowledge, Acknowledgement, and Trust
5. A Moving Image of Skepticism? Philosophy's Acknowledgement of Film
6. A Cinema for Believers. Trust, Belief, and the Expulsion from the Paradise of Childhood
Part III: Skepticism Films
7. Varieties of Skepticism Films
8. Tools for Philosophical Film Analysis
9. (Not) Knowing My World: External World Skepticism Films
10. Not Knowing My Self, or: Being One's Own Evil Deceiver
11. Coda. From Doubt to Acknowledgement, or: The Philosophical Significance of Skepticism Films revisited
Bibliography and Filmography
Index

Om forfatteren

Philipp Schmerheim is Lecturer in Children's Media Research at the University of Bremen, Germany, and Adjunct Lecturer for Film-Philosophy at the Philosophy Department of the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. His research focuses on film-philosophy, philosophical film analysis, the history and analysis of children's film, and theories of intermediality.