Richard Gilmore's Searching for Wisdom In Movies: From the Book of Job to PDF

By Richard Gilmore

during this quantity, Richard Gilmore explores movie as a channel by which to have interaction in philosophical mirrored image and analyzes the connection among philosophy and picture. This publication argues that philosophy and movie can and may be used for the amelioration of life’s problems and the advertising of life’s boons. Gilmore identifies how philosophy and movie supplement and enhance each other and explores their courting by means of connecting vintage knowledge texts to major videos. for instance, the amount analyzes the Coen brothers’ motion pictures The substantial Lebowski and A severe guy in gentle of The e-book of Job. Gilmore considers the traditional proposal of philosophy as “spiritual workout” and a life-style. the quantity concludes by means of interpreting what the writer labels “sublime conversations” because the optimum expression of philosophy. The e-book identifies and dissects those conversations in video clips directed through the likes of Robert Bresson, Yasujirō Ozu, Jean-Luc Godard, and Ingmar Bergman, between others.

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