Can Cinema Make Us Worse? Stanley Cavell and Moral Perfectionism

Ideas Y Valores 65 (162):51-70 (2016)
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El filósofo norteamericano S. Cavell ha estudiado los vínculos entre el cine clásico hollywoodense y el perfeccionismo moral emersoniano. Se ofrece una exposición tanto de los presupuestos que este pensador asume en su análisis del fenómeno cinematográfico como del perfeccionismo moral que reivindica, encuadrándolos en el contexto teórico que les da sentido y sugiriendo algunas vías de crítica. The north American Philosopher S. Cavell has studied the connections between classical cinema from Hollywood and Emersonian moral perfectionism. This article presents both the presuppositions assumed by Cavell throughout his analysis of the cinematographic phenomenon and the moral perfectionism he vindicates, providing a theoretical context which gives them sense and suggests some ways of critical discussion.

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El cine nos hace mejores: Una respuesta a Stanley Cavell.Antonio Lastra - 2009 - Telos: Cuadernos de Comunicación E Innovación 80:33-39.

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