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Download e-book for iPad: Adapting philosophy: Jean Baudrillard and The Matrix Trilogy by Catherine Constable

By Catherine Constable

Adapting Philosophy appears on the ways that The Matrix Trilogy adapts Jean Baudrillard’s Simulacra and Simulation, and in doing so creates its personal specified philosophical place. the place past paintings within the box has offered the trilogy as an easy ‘beginner’s advisor’ to philosophy, this research bargains a brand new method for inter-relating philosophy and movie texts, concentrating on the conceptual position performed by means of imagery in either sorts of textual content. This specialize in the figurative allows a new-found appreciation of the liveliness of philosophical writing and the a number of philosophical dimensions of Hollywood motion pictures. The ebook opens with a serious review of present philosophical writing at the Matrix Trilogy and is going directly to draw on edition conception and feminist philosophy with a view to create a brand new technique for interlinking philosophical and filmic texts. 3 chapters are dedicated to unique textual analyses of the movies, tracing the ways that the imagery that dominates Baudrillard’s writing is customized and reworked by means of the trilogy’s complicated visuals and soundtrack. the belief situates the technique built through the e-book in terms of different techniques presently rising within the new box of Film-Philosophy. The book’s multi-disciplinary procedure encompasses Philosophy, movie stories and version concept and should be of curiosity to undergraduates and postgraduates learning those matters. It additionally varieties a part of the constructing interdisciplinary box of Film-Philosophy. The distinctive textual analyses of The Matrix Trilogy may also be of curiosity to a person wishing to deepen their knowing of the multi-faceted nature of this seminal work.

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