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Hitchcock as philosopher

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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899- -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Philosophy in motion pictures.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-201) and index.

    StatementRobert J. Yanal.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1998.3.H58 Y36 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 206 p. :
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3399957M
    ISBN 100786422815
    LC Control Number2005014055

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Hitchcock as Philosopher is a well written book that appeals to an intelligent but wide readership. Yanal’s writing style is nicely straightforward: it avoids the pretensions of academic jargon and contains significant dashes of humor and cleverness.

This book looks at 12 Hitchcock films and the positions they put forth on three problem areas of epistemology: deception, knowledge of mind, and problematic knowledge of the external world.

These philosophical concepts are explained and woven into the author's thorough and thought-provoking discussion of each film. Descartes and Wittengenstein Cited by: 3.

Get this from a library. Hitchcock as philosopher. [Robert J Yanal] -- "The work discusses 12 Hitchcock films and reads them as raising and putting forth a position on three problem areas of epistemology: deception, knowledge of mind, and problematic knowledge of the.

Hitchcock as Philosopher book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The films of Alfred Hitchcock deal heavily with psychological and 3/5(2). Hitchcock as Philosopher () by Robert J. Yanal. This book looks at 12 Hitchcock films and the positions they put forth on three problem areas of epistemology: deception, knowledge of mind, and problematic knowledge of the external world.

These philosophical concepts are explained and woven into the author's thorough and thought. This is an American philosopher's book--written well and wisely--about topics we all share.

(Marian Keane, film critic, Denver) Irving Singer's Three Philosophical Filmmakers is the kind of book which rarely gets written any more.

Singer pushes aside the encrusted secondary literature which surrounds Hitchcock, Welles, and Renoir to engage with 4/5(1). Books are in the public domain. I will take checks or money orders as well. Only (I only ship to the United States) Contents of disk: Thesaurus Incantatus - the enchanted treasure, or, the spagyric quest of Beroaldus Cosmopolita, in which is sophically and mystagorically declared the first matter of the stone with a Hitchcock as philosopher book of choice books on alchemy, magic, talismans by Arthur Author: Heinz Schmitz.

Old Hitchcock films, this time around, and discussion of identity, the nature of knowledge, and whether morality is a fixed or flexible thing. If you enjoy the filmography of Alfred Hitchcock, the films make for a fun entryway to the book as a whole.

If not, these are still interesting essays that give you a lot to think about/5. Yanal begins Hitchcock as Philosopher by choosing three arbitrary philosophical terms--Deception, Mind, and Knowledge--and then attempts to connect these ideas to Hitchcock as philosopher book characterizations showing that they speak "general truths about human nature" (3) while at the same time embodying all three of the criteria Yanal claims are imperative to.

Yanal begins Hitchcock as Philosopher by choosing three arbitrary philosophical terms-Deception, Mind, and Knowledge-and then attempts to connect these ideas to Hitchcock's characterizations showing that they speak "general truths about human nature" (3) while at the same time embodying all three of the criteria Yanal claims are imperative to the study of philosophy.

But Yanal accepts an even more ambitious challenge -- to present Hitchcock as a philosopher in his own right, doing philosophy through his films. Unfortunately, Yanal fails to realize his project, but his book is nevertheless valuable, albeit for mostly non-philosophical s: Aaron Smuts, Rhode Island College.

Yanal, Robert J. Hitchcock as Philosopher. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company,x + pp., numerous b&w illus., $ paper. In Hitchcock as Philosopher, Robert Yanal argues that not only can we find illustrations of philosophical ideas in Alfred Hitchcock's films, but also that Hitchcock does philosophy through his movies.

This is a bold. After years on the psychoanalytic couch, they receive a philosophical treatment in Hitchcock and Philosophy, a book worthy of Hitchcock fans and philosophers alike!" —Josef Steiff, author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Independent Filmmaking "Hitchcock and.

This is true of the author of The Philosophical Hitchcock, Robert B. Pippin, a professor of philosophy at the University of Chicago, who was inspired to write this book after teaching a course on Alfred Hitchcock’s American films.

In his case, though, he does have previous form, having already authored books on film noir. The book is Robert Pippin's most recent monographic excursion into the world of film art. Perhaps it is unfair to describe it as an 'excursion,' since Pippin's substantial publication record includes two earlier books on film -- Hollywood Westerns and American Myth () and Fatalism in American Film Noir () -- while his (published) interest in the arts more broadly extends.

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Read "Swedenborg, A Hermetic Philosopher" by Ethan Allan Hitchcock available from Rakuten Kobo. The writer of this book desires to say that, in preparing the work, it has been no part of his design to express his ind Brand: Jazzybee Verlag.

Robert B. Pippin’s book takes up this challenge, offering a remarkably lucid, stimulating, and enlightening foray into the aesthetic, philosophical, and.

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Ethan Allen Hitchcock ( – August 5, ) was a career United States Army officer and author who had War Department assignments in Washington, D.C., during the American Civil War, in which he served as a major general. Hitchcock was born in Vergennes, Vermont.

His father was Samuel Hitchcock (), a lawyer who served as Allegiance: United States of America, Union. Drumin (philosophy, King's College, Pennsylvania) and Baggett (philosophy, Liberty U.) bring together 19 essays linking the films of Alfred Hitchcock to philosophical ideas.

They posit connections in his films to an anti-utopian outlook, Nietzsche, and existentialism, and consider ideas present in them about identity, morality and other ethics.

A rear view of Alfred Hitchcock is a view that takes in what lies behind and beneath. And what we find is a profoundly pessimistic, though not hopeless, view of the world and a keen interest in. "This book is a sequel to the author's early work Remarks on alchemy and the alchemists.

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Ethan Allen Hitchcock was an American soldier. He took part in the Seminole Wars, the Mexican-American War, and the American Civil War. During the American Civil War he had assignments in War Department in Washington, in which he served as a major general.

If the book succeeded in replacing Hitchcock’s reputation as a hackish company man, it simultaneously helped to feed his recent reëvaluation as a domineering, intransigent : Nathan Heller. Julio Cabrera is an Argentine philosopher living in is a retired professor of the Department of Philosophy at the University of Brasília and former head of the department.

Previously he taught in Argentina, at the National University of Córdoba, the University of Belgrano and then in Brazil at the Federal University of Santa mater: National University of Córdoba. Enlarged Practice-Book in English Composition by Hitchcock, Alfred M.

and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Home / Notable Figures / Hitchcock, Alfred Hitchcock, Alfred Sort by popularity Sort by latest Sort by price: low to high Sort by price: high to low Sort by forthcoming. "This richly intelligent book, even more indispensable in its new edition, illuminates every facet of Hitchcock's importance as artist, entertainer, and philosopher-poet.

Essential for students and film buffs alike."Brand: Wiley. Editorial team. General Editors: David Bourget (Western Ontario) David Chalmers (ANU, NYU) Area Editors: David Bourget Gwen BradfordAuthor: Aaron Smuts. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

My library. First published by Éditions Robert Laffont, it is based on a exchange between Hitchcock and Truffaut, in which the two directors spent a week in a room at Universal Studios talking about Hitchcock's death, Truffaut updated the book with a new preface and final chapter on Hitchcock's later films.

The book is the inspiration for the documentary Hitchcock/: François Truffaut. Any book-length interview with Alfred Hitchcock is valuable, but considering that this volume's interlocutor is François Truffaut, the conversation is remarkable indeed.

Here is a rare opportunity to eavesdrop on two cinematic masters from very different backgrounds as they cover each of Hitch's films in succession/5(). In short, I consider Schopenhauer (read sympathetically) the philosopher who best illuminates Hitchcock’s films. Not Plato, not Hume (suggested by John Orr in his interesting book Hitchcock and Twentieth-Century Cinema), not Nietzsche (though Hitchcock knew some Nietzsche), not even Freud (ditto) or Lacan, but Schopenhauer.

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The classic scene in which Tippi Hedren watches birds attacking the townsfolk was filmed in the studio from a phone booth. When Melanie opens the phone-booth door, a bird trainer had trained gulls that were taught to fly at it.

Surviving photos of the shooting of the scene were published in the book "Hitchcock at Work" by Bill Krohn. This is an American philosopher's book&-written well and wisely&-about topics we all share.&" &-Marian Keane, film critic, Denver, "It is a lively pleasure to read Irving Singer's concrete and minutely attentive discussions of certain great films, and it is a privilege to follow him as he converses with the written or recorded words of three.

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