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Week 6 Notes

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Week 6 Notes PH 159

Katie Schnepf

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Philosophy and Film
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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Katie Schnepf on Sunday March 20, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to PH 159 at Boston University taught by in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 16 views. For similar materials see Philosophy and Film in PHIL-Philosophy at Boston University.

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Date Created: 03/20/16
Week 6  ● Standard of Correctness  ○ Abell distinguishes the SoC in photography from the SoC in intentional art  ○ “Stipulated the way in which something must be produced in order for it to depict an  object” (Garrett).  ● Temporal Properties  ○ Scruton claims editing is just an external arrangement of causally generated images  ○ Abell, however, argues that film differentiates itself by depicting things through time  ● 2 Approaches to Documentary  ○ Properties of the film itself  ○ What we take the film to be asserting  ● 2 Tendencies in Documentary  ○ Say/explain/exposit  ○ Show/observe  ● Currie  ○ Indexical  ■ Image in the photo picks out and points to something that is in the world  ○ Testimony  ■ Painting/drawing of duck  ○ Trace  ■ Photograph of duck  ○ Simulacra  ● Grierson used the phrase “creative treatment of actuality” to describe documentary  ● AVR  ○ Asserted Veridical Representation  ○ Not just what the documentarist intends, but also the way that the film represents  and shows what is important. 


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