Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Paperback / softback
Part of the Philosophers on Film series
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.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 160 pages
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 26/05/2009
- Category: Film theory & criticism
- ISBN: 9780415774666