Catherine Constable's Adapting philosophy: Jean Baudrillard and The Matrix Trilogy PDF

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 particular philosophical place. the place earlier paintings within the box has offered the trilogy as an easy ‘beginner’s advisor’ to philosophy, this research bargains a brand new technique for inter-relating philosophy and movie texts, concentrating on the conceptual function performed via imagery in either varieties of textual content. This concentrate on the figurative permits a new-found appreciation of the liveliness of philosophical writing and the a number of philosophical dimensions of Hollywood movies. The publication opens with a serious evaluate of latest philosophical writing at the Matrix Trilogy and is going directly to draw on version thought and feminist philosophy with a view to create a brand new technique for interlinking philosophical and filmic texts. 3 chapters are dedicated to exact textual analyses of the flicks, tracing the ways that the imagery that dominates Baudrillard’s writing is customized and reworked by way of the trilogy’s complicated visuals and soundtrack. the realization situates the method built through the ebook when it comes to different methods at the moment rising within the new box of Film-Philosophy. The book’s multi-disciplinary technique encompasses Philosophy, movie experiences and version thought and should be of curiosity to undergraduates and postgraduates learning those matters. It additionally kinds a part of the constructing interdisciplinary box of Film-Philosophy. The distinct textual analyses of The Matrix Trilogy can be of curiosity to somebody wishing to deepen their realizing of the multi-faceted nature of this seminal work.

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