Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Paperback / softback Book

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Paperback / softback

Edited by Christopher (Clemson University, USA) Grau

Part of the Philosophers on Film series

Description

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is one of the most widely discussed and thought-provoking films of recent years. This is the first book to explore and address the philosophical aspects of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.

Beginning with a helpful introduction that places each essay in context, specially commissioned chapters examine the following topics:philosophical issues surrounding love, friendship, affirmation and repetition the role of memory (and the emotions) in personal identity and decision-making the morality of imagination and ethical importance of memoryphilosophical questions about self-knowledge and knowing the minds of othersthe aesthetics of the film considered in relation to Gondry's other works and issues in the philosophy of perceptionIncluding a foreword by Michel Gondry and a list of further reading, this volume is essential reading for students interested in philosophy and film studies.

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Film theory & criticism
  • ISBN: 9780415774666

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