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 targeted philosophical place. the place past paintings within the box has awarded the trilogy as an easy ‘beginner’s advisor’ to philosophy, this research bargains a brand new technique for inter-relating philosophy and picture texts, targeting the conceptual function performed via imagery in either kinds 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 e-book opens with a severe assessment of latest philosophical writing at the Matrix Trilogy and is going directly to draw on edition conception and feminist philosophy in an effort to create a brand new technique for interlinking philosophical and filmic texts. 3 chapters are dedicated to precise textual analyses of the flicks, tracing the ways that the imagery that dominates Baudrillard’s writing is tailored and remodeled by means of the trilogy’s complicated visuals and soundtrack. the realization situates the technique built through the booklet in terms of different methods at the moment rising within the new box of Film-Philosophy. The book’s multi-disciplinary process encompasses Philosophy, movie stories and version conception 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 particular textual analyses of The Matrix Trilogy may also be of curiosity to someone wishing to deepen their knowing of the multi-faceted nature of this seminal work.

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