Blade Runner (Philosophers on Film)Editat de Amy Coplan, David Davies
en Limba Engleză Paperback – 14 Apr 2015
This is the first book to explore and address these questions and more from a philosophical point of view. Beginning with a helpful introduction, specially commissioned chapters examine the following questions:
- What is the relationship between emotion and reason and how successful is Blade Runner in depicting emotions?
- Can we know what it is like to be a replicant?
- What is the origin of personhood and what qualifies one as a person?
- Does the style of Blade Runner have any philosophical significance?
- To what extent is Blade Runner a meditation on the nature of film itself?
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1. Introduction Amy Coplan 2. Why Humans Dream of Emotional Machines Colin Allen 3. More Human than Human: Blade Runner Replicants, and Being-Toward Death Peter Atterton 4. "If Only You Could See What I Have Seen with Your Eyes": Form and Content in Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner Amy Coplan 5. Blade Runner, "Electric Sheep", and the Cognitive Values of Fictional Narratives David Davies 6. Elegy in L.A.: Blade Runner, Empathy and Death Berys Gaut 7. Zhora Through the Looking Glass: Notes on an Esper Analysis of Leon’s Photograph Stephen Mulhall 8. Replicant Love: Blade Runner Voight-Kampffed C.D.C. Reeve. Index
Amy Coplan is Associate Professor and Chair of Philosophy at California State University, Fullerton, USA. She is the co-editor, with Peter Goldie, of Empathy: Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives (2011). David Davies is Professor and Chair of Philosophy at McGill University, Canada. He is the author of Art as Performance (2004), Aesthetics and Literature (2007), and Philosophy of the Performing Arts (2011), and editor of The Thin Red Line (Routledge, 2008).