Please note: In order to keep Hive up to date and provide users with the best features, we are no longer able to fully support Internet Explorer. The site is still available to you, however some sections of the site may appear broken. We would encourage you to move to a more modern browser like Firefox, Edge or Chrome in order to experience the site fully.

Race, Philosophy, and Film,  Book

Race, Philosophy, and Film

Edited by Mary K. Bloodsworth-Lugo, Dan Flory

Part of the Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy series

Description

This collection fills a gap in the current literature in philosophy and film by focusing on the question: How would thinking in philosophy and film be transformed if race were formally incorporated moved from its margins to the center?

The collection’s contributors anchor their discussions of race through considerations of specific films and television series, which serve as illustrative examples from which the essays’ theorizations are drawn.

Inclusive and current in its selection of films and genres, the collection incorporates dramas, comedies, horror, and science fiction films (among other genres) into its discussions, as well as recent and popular titles of interest, such as Twilight, Avatar, Machete, True Blood, and The Matrix and The Help.

The essays compel readers to think more deeply about the films they have seen and their experiences of these narratives.

Information

Information

Also in the Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy series  |  View all