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Plotinus and the Moving Image

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Plotinus and the Moving Image offers the first philosophical discussion on Plotinus' philosophy and film. It discusses Plotinian concepts like "the One" in a cinematic context and relates Plotinus' theory of time as a transitory intelligible movement of the soul to Bergson's and Deleuze's time-image. Film is a unique medium for a rapprochement of our modern consciousness with the thought of Plotinus. The Neoplatonic vestige is particularly worth exploring in the context of the newly emerging "Cinema of Contemplation." Plotinus' search for the "intelligible" that can be grasped neither by sense perception nor by merely logical abstractions leads to a fluent way of seeing. Parallels that had so far never been discussed are made plausible. This book is a milestone in the philosophy of film. Contributors are: Cameron Barrows, Thorsten Botz-Bornstein, Michelle Phillips Buchberger, Steve Choe, Stephen Clark, Vincenzo Lomuscio, Tony Partridge, Daniel Regnier, Giannis Stamatellos, Enrico Terrone, Sebastian F. Moro Tornese and Panayiota Vassilopoulou.

Author Biography

Thorsten Botz-Bornstein (1993) Oxford University is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Gulf University for Science and Technology in Kuwait. He has published 11 authored books, 5 edited books, and 120 articles in peer reviewed journals. His most recent volume was Transcultural Architecture: Limits and Opportunities of Critical Regionalism (Farnham: Ashgate, 2015). Giannis Stamatellos (2005) University of Wales Trinity Saint David in 2005. He was a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Copenhagen from 2010 to 2012. He has published 4 authored books as well as various articles and translations in the areas of philosophy and classics including Plotinus and the Presocratics: A Philosophical Study of Presocratic Influences in Plotinus' Enneads (SUNY, 2008).
Release date NZ
November 23rd, 2017
Contributors
Volume editor Giannis Stamatellos Volume editor Thorsten Botz-Bornstein
Pages
250
Country of Publication
Netherlands
Imprint
Brill
ISBN-13
9789004357037
Product ID
26881475

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