Film and Philosophy 21

by Dan Shaw, Alessandro Giovannelli, Shai Biderman & Ido Lewit, et al. (2017)


Editor’s Introduction ii
   / Dan Shaw

The Finale of A.I. Artificial Intelligence 1
   / Alessandro Giovannelli

TV’s Fargo and the Philosophy of the Coen Brothers 17
   / Shai Biderman and Ido Lewit

Philosophy Through Ambiguity: Readings of Blade Runner 32
   / Jonathan Kwan

Authorial Intent, Alien, and Thomas Wartenberg’s Alleged Necessary Condition for Films to Do Philosophy* 53
   / Richard Nunan

Blessed Are the Forgetful: Utilitarianism and Remarriage in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind 75
   / Enrico Terrone

The Ideology of Inception 91
   / Amresh Sinha

Imagined Cosmologies: Nature and the Unveiling of Nature in Malick’s The Tree of Life and Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey 113
   / David H. Calhoun

The Duties of an Artist 138
   / Iskra Fileva

What Movies Teach Us About Teaching: Excellence and Maleficence in The Classroom 161
   / Joseph Kupfer


Film and Philosophy 21 (2017).