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A Film-Philosophy of Ecology and Enlightenment

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... So: find venues in which you can talk honestly about your expectations and fears. 7 After that, seek if you can to take that talk into places where its impact can leverage: the media, education, the writing and the arts (Read 2018c). Consider the striking popularity of the recent climate-allegorical film Don't Look Up (2021). ...
... I am thinking here for instance of the mutual aid activities that sprung up almost ubiquitously and spontaneously; and of citizens pressing for and initiating actions to achieve 'social distancing' (Read 2020c). 17 I argue in Chapter 3 of A Film-philosophy of Ecology and Enlightenment (Read 2018c) that actually this catastrophe is so extreme that it exceeds the very bounds of conceptual possibility. 18 This is the kind of thing that I seek to do in A Film-philosophy of Ecology and Enlightenment (2018c). ...
Hidden danger of ecological collapse
  • Robert Hunziker
Robert Hunziker, "Hidden danger of ecological collapse", www.adbusters.org/ news/hidden-danger-ecological-collapse/;
Earth's sixth mass extinction event underway, scientists warn
  • Damian Carrington
Damian Carrington, "Earth's sixth mass extinction event underway, scientists warn", www.theguardian.com/environment/ 2017/jul/10/earths-sixth-mass-extinction-event-already-underway-scientists-warn;
Earth has lost half its wildlife in the last 40 years
  • Damian Carrington
Damian Carrington, "Earth has lost half its wildlife in the last 40 years", www.the guardian.com/environment/2014/sep/29/earth-lost-50-wildlife-in-40-years-wwf.
See also my talk here www.youtube.com/watch?
  • See William Ophuls
  • E O Wilson
See William Ophuls, Immoderate Greatness: Why Civilisations Fail (London: CreateSpace, 2012), and E. O. Wilson, Half-Earth: Our Planet's Fight for Life (New York: Liveright, 2016). See also my talk here www.youtube.com/watch? v=xkshpb4-gAU.
The forward march of the Greens halted?
See my "The forward march of the Greens halted?", www.newstatesman.com/ politics/elections/2015/09/if-corbyn-becomes-leader-whats-left-greens, on what lies beyond the "left vs. right" opposition. See John Blewitt and Ray Cunningham (eds.), The Post-Growth Project (London: LPP, 2014), for the outdatedness of-still hegemonic-growthism.
The tale Parfit tells: Analytic metaphysics of personal identity vs. Wittgensteinian film and literature
See my "The tale Parfit tells: Analytic metaphysics of personal identity vs. Wittgensteinian film and literature," Philosophy and Literature 39:1 (Apr. 2015), 128-153, for a take on how The Prestige is quite explicitly a film about our attention in a cinema.
the notes above: thus there is a sense in which any film, to achieve something extra-textual, is best-advised at some point to be clear about its own artificiality
  • Cf
Cf. the notes above: thus there is a sense in which any film, to achieve something extra-textual, is best-advised at some point to be clear about its own artificiality.
Hagberg's "On philosophy as therapy
  • Cf
  • Garry
Cf. Garry Hagberg's "On philosophy as therapy," Philosophy and Literature, 27:1 (2003), 196-210, especially p. 203.
Of various kinds, but especially of schizophrenia spectrum conditions: cf. e.g. my "On approaching schizophrenia via Wittgenstein
Of various kinds, but especially of schizophrenia spectrum conditions: cf. e.g. my "On approaching schizophrenia via Wittgenstein," Philosophical Psychology, 14:4 (2001), 499-514.
the-key-to-inception-its-a-movie-about-makingmovies, on Inception as a shared dream from its inception: i.e. as a film about film-making
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Cf. www.theawl.com/2010/07/the-key-to-inception-its-a-movie-about-makingmovies, on Inception as a shared dream from its inception: i.e. as a film about film-making.