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LE JEU EST FINI; LA GUERRE COMMENCE (or Playin' by the Rules Ain't Hardly No Fun Anymore)
An address on the nature, scope and consequences of the coming industrialisation of higher education presented to the Invitational Conference and Workshop on Film/Video as an Artistic, Professional, and Academic Discipline, ...
McLuhan's Method: the Mad Hatter at Tea with Austin and Wittgenstein
What was McLuhan doing? How was he doing it? Was it important? Within this essay I try to answer those questions by linking what he said and did, and how he did it, with the ways and means of the seemingly dissimilar ...
Curriculum Vitae of Evan Wm. Cameron (31 December 2008)
Curriculum Vitae of Evan Wm. Cameron as of 31 December 2008 (date of retirement from York University).
Photograph of EWC (September 1992, Halliburton, Ontario)
Photograph by Joan Evans of EWC in Halliburton, Ontario on or about his fiftieth birthday.
How Do You Solve a Problem Like Induction? Flip a Coin, Twice if Needed
A simple solution to Hume's problem of induction, pragmatically construed.
Photograph of EWC (2002, Film Department, Faculty of Fine Arts, York University, Toronto, Ontario)
Photograph by Joan Evans of EWC assessing screenplays of students in the spring of 2001 within his office in the Film Department, Faculty of Fine Arts, York University, overseen by Buster Keaton.
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 ...
Misusing Sights as Sounds: The Infringements of Radio Drama on the Making of CITIZEN KANE
Many arts have influenced the cinema over extended periods of time. One art – radio drama – is an exception, for we can date the onset of its influence from the coming of synchronous sound to the cinema in 1926 and the ...
On Mathematics, Music and Film
An early attempt by the author to comprehend the nature, scope and limits of the constraints on the possibilities of 'colour music'. (Thesis submitted in the Spring of 1968 in partial fulfillment of the requirements for ...
Eisenstein, Part 1: 'A Fly in the Fly-Bottle' – Montage to 1930
Few artists have tried harder than Sergei Eisenstein to understand what they were doing, how and why, as they fashioned early on the works that made them famous, and no one among them has ever affirmed later on – with such ...