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Cinema - a book by Badiou, Alain


Cinema( )
Author: Badiou, Alain
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Polity Press
Book Format:Ebook
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Book Description:

For Alain Badiou, films think, and it is the task of the philosopher to transcribe that thinking. What is the subject to which the film gives expressive form? This is the question that lies at the heart of Badiou's account of cinema. He contends that cinema is an art form that bears witness to the Other and renders human presence visible, thus testifying to the universal value of human existence and human freedom. Through the experience of viewing, the movement of thought...
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Detailed Subjects: Performing Arts / Film & Video / General
Business & Economics / Industries / Entertainment
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.928 x 8.931 x 0.585 Inches
Book Weight:1.5 Pounds
Author Biography
Badiou, Alain (Author)
Alain Badiou teaches philosophy at the Ecole normale superieure and the College international de philosphie in Paris.

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