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review Ethics Goes to the Movies ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Course ethics and Nietzschean ethics A wide range of movies are discussed from Hollywood blockbusters and classics like The Dark Knight Casablanca and Dirty Harry to lesser known films like Force Majeure and Under the SkinAtthe end of each chapter a focus on two feature films is included with a plot summary and interpretations of several key scenes with a time marker indicating when in the film the scenes occur A Filmography includes all movies discussed in the book and a Glossary covers key philosophical terms and figures; both with corresponding page numbe.Download Ethics Goes to the Movies
review Ethics Goes to the Movies ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Movies hold a mirror up to us portraying the complexities of human reality through their characters and stories And they vividly illustrate moral theories that address uestions about how we are to live and what sort of people we ought to be In this book Christopher Falzon uses movies to provide a rich survey of moral positions as they have emerged through history These include the ethics of the ancient world medieval ethics Enlightenment and Kantian ethics existentialist ethics and the ethics of the other Each theory is explained in detail using a number of.
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review Ethics Goes to the Movies ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Examples from the book's wide selection of movies The discussion draws on a range of recent and not so recent films from Hollywood blockbusters to art house cinemaKey Features In addition to covering thinkers one would expect in an introduction to ethics eg Plato Aristotle Kant the book discusses less canonical figures in detail as well eg Marcuse Foucault Habermas Similarly the book examines both major ethical theories eg Kantianism utilitarianism virtue ethics and theories too often glossed over in introductory texts eg Stoicism Epicureanism Habermas's dis.