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By Catherine Constable

Adapting Philosophy appears to be like on the ways that The Matrix Trilogy adapts Jean Baudrillard’s Simulacra and Simulation, and in doing so creates its personal detailed philosophical place. the place earlier paintings within the box has provided the trilogy as an easy ‘beginner’s consultant’ to philosophy, this examine bargains a brand new technique for inter-relating philosophy and movie texts, targeting the conceptual function performed by means of imagery in either sorts of textual content. This specialise in the figurative permits a new-found appreciation of the liveliness of philosophical writing and the a number of philosophical dimensions of Hollywood motion pictures. The ebook opens with a serious assessment of present philosophical writing at the Matrix Trilogy and is going directly to draw on version conception and feminist philosophy with the intention to create a brand new technique for interlinking philosophical and filmic texts. 3 chapters are dedicated to distinctive textual analyses of the movies, tracing the ways that the imagery that dominates Baudrillard’s writing is tailored and remodeled by way of the trilogy’s advanced visuals and soundtrack. the realization situates the method constructed through the e-book on the subject of different methods at present rising within the new box of Film-Philosophy. The book’s multi-disciplinary technique encompasses Philosophy, movie reports and version conception and may be of curiosity to undergraduates and postgraduates learning those matters. It additionally types a part of the constructing interdisciplinary box of Film-Philosophy. The unique textual analyses of The Matrix Trilogy may also be of curiosity to someone wishing to deepen their realizing of the multi-faceted nature of this seminal work.

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