Film and Philosophy 18:164-183 (2014)

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Responds to the seminal claim of Bruce Russell that films cannot present philosophical arguments. Provides a reading of The Tree of Life (Terrence Malick, 2011) in order to illustrate how this film presents an environmental ethics argument. Some reference to the environmental philosophy of Holmes Rolston III as well as Martin Heidegger.
Keywords Terrence Malick  Martin Heidegger  Holmes Rolston III  Environmental Ethics  Bruce Russell
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DOI 10.5840/filmphil20141811
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