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KING KONG, Carroll and Currie: Misconstruing Monstrously How We See Things by Means of Movies
Two confusions have vitiated recent philosophical discussions about filmmaking: the presumption of Nöel Carroll that discrimination entails essentialism and the presumption of both Carroll and Gregory Currie that we cannot ...
Pudovkin, Kant and the Principle of Perceptual Coherence
In 1926 Vsevolod Pudovkin, while making his first feature film, articulated a precept crucial to understanding how powerful movies are made. He did so by assimilating unwittingly the core of Kant's principle of experiential ...
Review of Peter Loizos's Innovation in Ethnographic Film: From Innocence to Self-consciousness, 1955-85 (Chicago, Illinois: University of Chicago Press, 1993; 224 pages)
(History of European Ideas, 1995-07)
A review of Peter Loizos's Innovation in Ethnographic Film: From Innocence to Self-consciousness, 1955-85 (Chicago, Illinois: University of Chicago Press, 1993; 224 pages) published on pages 579-581 of the journal History ...
Filmmaking, Teaching and the Colonial Experience: An Immigrant's Account from "English" Canada of a Story of American Success
A caustic commentary on the nature, scope and limits of filmmaking and the teaching of it within Canada provoked by a supposedly informed review of the former that appeared within the Globe & Mail of Toronto ("Canada's ...
Filmmaking, Logic and the Historical Reconstruction of the World
An assessment in historical context of how and what filmmakers, logicians and philosophers could have learned from one another about the rudiments of their crafts.
Spengler's List: Screenwriting, the Wilderness and the Civilising Death of the Arts
(The Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society, 1994)
A lament upon the dying of the art of screenwriting, alongside the other 'liberal arts', provoked by the pondering of two texts: Oswald Spengler's Decline of the West and John Livingston's The Fallacy of Wildlife Conservation.