Cinéphilosophie: Philosophy Goes to the MoviesWednesday, February 2, 2011 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Columbia University Morningside Campus Buell Hall, East Gallery
Elie During and Patrice Maniglier: There has been considerable philosophical interest in cinema in recent years, but philosophers still tend too often to view movies as mere illustrations of existing ideas. However, 20th century French philosophers, including Gilles Deleuze, Jacques Rancière and Alain Badiou, who have used cinema to create and experiment with genuinely new ideas. Elie During and Patrice Maniglier rely on these groundbreaking philosophers to explore how cinema helps us reconsider the very nature of time and question the relationship between past and present. Elie During is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Paris Ouest-Nanterre. Patrice Maniglier is a Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Essex in the U.K..
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