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Cinesophia

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Abstract

Shamir investigates what the cinematic platform can offer the discipline of philosophy that other platforms (i.e. the written and oral platforms) cannot. His groundbreaking investigation leads to the conclusion that cinema’s potential for creating philosophy lies in its ability to manifest the experience, rather than the reflection, of philosophical wisdom (the reflection being what emerges from written and oral media). The potential to see and experience philosophy is an unprecedented possibility for the discipline of philosophy, leading Shamir to deepen his research into the unique experiences that can be evoked through the cinematic medium. This endeavor reveals how cinema can push us towards new concepts, perceptions, and thoughts of the world.

Keywords

Thought Experiment Traditional Philosophy Philosophical Theory Emotional Engagement Philosophical Idea 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.New YorkUSA

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