Over the last several decades an increasing number of people have studied film with a general interest in philosophy. Philos-sophia, the love of wisdom, is an attempt at interpreting or questioning human existence and the world in its entirety. Naturally film can be one of its subjects. In this series, philosophical writers account for their experience of specific films, directors, certain themes, or the phenomenon of film in general. Philosophy of film exceeds the schedule of mere interpretation and puts film in relationship with classical philosophical questions such as (its own) essence, truth, or beauty. Those reflections can also take the form of film aesthetics and film theory, which are philosophical inasmuch as their approaches are methodologically sophisticated and they transgress empiricism. Benefiting from the intellectual wealth of the entire history of the humanities, this series is an ideal source for anyone interested in the philosophical dimensions of cinema.
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Thorsten Botz-Bornstein, Gulf University for Science and Technology, Kuwait
Nathan Andersen, Eckerd College
Costica Bradatan, Texas Tech University at Lubbock
John Caruana, Ryerson University
Rey Chow, Duke University
Hye Seung Chung, Colorado State University
Dan Flory, Montana State University
András Bálint Kovács, Budapest University (ELTE)
Jason C. Kuo, University of Maryland
Robert Sinnerbrink, Macquarie University
Daniel Shaw, Lock Haven University
Kevin Stoehr, Boston University
Hunter Vaughan, Oakland University