Adapting Philosophy Looks At The Ways In Which The Matrix Trilogy Adapts Jean Baudrillard S Simulacra And Simulation, And In Doing So Creates Its Own Distinctive Philosophical Position Where Previous Work In The Field Has Presented The Trilogy As A Simple Beginner S Guide To Philosophy, This Study Offers A New Methodology For Inter Relating Philosophy And Film Texts, Focusing On The Conceptual Role Played By Imagery In Both Types Of Text This Focus On The Figurative Enables A New Found Appreciation Of The Liveliness Of Philosophical Writing And The Multiple Philosophical Dimensions Of Hollywood Films The Book Opens With A Critical Overview Of Existing Philosophical Writing On The Matrix Trilogy And Goes On To Draw On Adaptation Theory And Feminist Philosophy In Order To Create A New Methodology For Interlinking Philosophical And Filmic Texts Three Chapters Are Devoted To Detailed Textual Analyses Of The Films, Tracing The Ways In Which The Imagery That Dominates Baudrillard S Writing Is Adapted And Transformed By The Trilogy S Complex Visuals And Soundtrack The Conclusion Situates The Methodology Developed Throughout The Book In Relation To Other Approaches Currently Emerging In The New Field Of Film Philosophy The Book S Multi Disciplinary Approach Encompasses Philosophy, Film Studies And Adaptation Theory And Will Be Of Interest To Undergraduates And Postgraduates Studying These Subjects It Also Forms Part Of The Developing Interdisciplinary Field Of Film Philosophy The Detailed Textual Analyses Of The Matrix Trilogy Will Also Be Of Interest To Anyone Wishing To Deepen Their Understanding Of The Multi Faceted Nature Of This Seminal Work.
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- Adapting philosophy
- Catherine Constable
- 27 October 2017 Catherine Constable