Student Papers 
Student Papers
by MIT / Irving Singer
Video Lecture 4 of 4
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Date Added: January 21, 2010

Lecture Description

This video lecture, part of the series Philosophy In Film and Other Media by Prof. Irving Singer, does not currently have a detailed description and video lecture title. If you have watched this lecture and know what it is about, particularly what Film topics are discussed, please help us by commenting on this video with your suggested description and title. Many thanks from,

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Course Description

In this course, MIT Professor Irving Singer gives 4 video lectures on Philosophy In Film and Other Media. This course examines works of film in relation to thematic issues of philosophical importance that also occur in other arts, particularly literature and opera. Emphasis is put on film's ability to represent and express feeling as well as cognition. Both written and cinematic works by Sturges, Shaw, Cocteau, Hitchcock, Joyce, and Bergman, among others, are considered. There are no tests or quizzes, however students write two major papers on media/philosophical research topics of their choosing.

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