Table of contents for The philosophy of film : introductory text and readings / Edited by Thomas E. Wartenberg and Angela Curran.

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Acknowledgments	viii
General Introduction	1
Part I: Do We Need Film Theory?	
Introduction	8
Study Questions	14
1	Prospects for Film Theory: A Personal Assessment 	16
	Noël Carroll
2	Can Scientific Models of Theorizing Help Film Theory? 	26
	Malcolm Turvey
3	Philosophy of Film as the Creation of Concepts	53
	Gilles Deleuze 
Part II: What Is the Nature of Film?
Introduction	58
Study Questions	62
4	Defining the Photoplay	64
	Hugo Münsterberg
5	The Artistry of Silent Film	70
	Rudolf Arnheim
6	Cinematic Realism	83
	André Bazin
7	Film, Photography, and Transparency	97
	Kendall L. Walton
8	Non-fictional Cinematic Artworks and Knowledge	103
	Trevor Ponech
Part III: Do Films Have Authors?
Introduction	125
Study Questions	130
9	La Politique des Auteurs	132
	François Truffaut
10 	Auteur Theory and Film Evaluation	136
	Andrew Sarris
11 	The Idea of Film Criticism	144
	Pauline Kael 
12 	Against Authorship	156
	Stephen Heath
13 	DVDs and the Director's Intentions	157
	Deborah Parker and Mark Parker
Part IV: How Do Films Engage Our Emotions? 
Introduction	166
Study Questions	172å
14	Narrative Desire	175
	Gregory Currie
15 	Spectator Emotion and Ideological Film Criticism	182
	Carl Plantinga
16 	Engaging Characters	193
	Murray Smith
17 	The Paradox of Horror	204
	Noël Carroll
Part V: Must Films Have Narrators? 
Introduction	212
Study Questions	215
18	Principles of Film Narration	216
	David Bordwell
19	The Cinematic Narrator	223
	Seymour Chatman
20	Narration as Showing	233
	George M. Wilson 
Part VI: Can Films Be Socially Critical? 
Introduction	242
Study Questions	246
21	The Politics of Representation	248
	Michael Ryan and Douglas Kellner
22	But Would You Want Your Daughter To Marry One? Politics and Race in Guess Who's Coming To Dinner 	261
	Thomas E. Wartenberg
23	Stella at the Movies: Class, Critical Spectatorship, and Melodrama in Stella Dallas 	272
	Angela Curran
Part VII: What Can We Learn From Films? 
Introduction	292
Study Questions	298
24	Knowledge as Transgression: It Happened One Night	300
	Stanley Cavell
25	Realist Horror	311
	Cynthia A. Freeland
26	Philosophy Screened: Experiencing The Matrix	320
	Thomas E. Wartenberg
27	Virtue and Happiness in Groundhog Day	328
	Joseph H. Kupfer
Suggestions for Further Reading	340
Index		000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Motion pictures -- Philosophy.