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Some films, like philosophy itself, can challenge our preconceived view of ourselves and the world around us. This short season features four original and thought-provoking films that explore key philosophical issues, from abstract concepts such as knowledge and identity to everyday moral, social and political concerns. Join us and learn what film can contribute to philosophy, and how philosophy can contribute to our enjoyment and understanding of film.

Each film will be preceded by a short introduction and followed by an accessible and informal post-screening discussion hosted by James Mooney, lecturer in film and philosophy (Centre for Open Learning, University of Edinburgh).

Films included are:
Moon (Jones, 2009), Proof (Moorhouse, 1991), Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (Gondry, 2004), Dogtooth (Lanthimos, 2009) 

For more information on Filmosophy:

Explore the Festival of Open Learning 2017 at the University of Edinburgh this summer: www.festivalofopenlearning.ed....

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