Provocations and Justifications of Film

Karen Hanson

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Serious film study often takes the form of theory. Is there any reason why this should be so? I want to approach this question by examining some of the contingencies of film theory, especially its attempted alignment with science.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPhilosophy and Film
EditorsC. Freeland, T. Wartenberh
Place of PublicationMilton Park, Abingdon, Oxon
Number of pages16
ISBN (Electronic)9781134714148
ISBN (Print)9780415909211
StatePublished - 1995


  • Film theory
  • Philosophy and film
  • Philosophy and science

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