Race, Philosophy, and Film (Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy)

November 28, 2020
Race, Philosophy, and Film (Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy)

This collection fills a gap in the current literature inphilosophy and film by focusing on the question: How would thinkingin philosophy and film be transformed if race were formallyincorporated moved from its margins to the center?The collection s contributors anchor their discussions of racethrough considerations of specific films and television series,which serve as illustrative examples from which the essaystheorizations are drawn. Inclusive and current in its selection offilms and genres, the collection incorporates dramas, comedies,horror, and science fiction films (among other genres) into itsdiscussions, as well as recent and popular titles of interest, suchas Twilight, Avatar, Machete, True Blood, and The Matrix and TheHelp. The essays compel readers to think more deeply about thefilms they have seen and their experiences of these narratives.