The Philosophy and Film Database
The Philosophy and Film Database contains details of around 500 films which can be used to enhance philosophy teaching at all levels. In addition, a small number of entries list other available visual material, including television shows and filmed interviews
Each entry includes a PLOT SUMMARY, a summary of the subject matter covered by the film, and an indication of its philosophical relevance. For a number of films, KEY SCENES have also been identified.
The Database can be used in two ways - you can browse the entries, or you can perform keyword searches.
The entries may be browsed (click on following links) according to philosophical AREA. The areas covered are: Greek philosophy; Roman philosophy; medieval philosophy; early modern philosophy; the Enlightenment; 19th century German philosophy; 19th century British philosophy; 20th century French philosophy, 20th century German philosophy; 20th century Anglo-American philosophy; logic/critical thinking; ontology; philosophy of mathematics; philosophy of language; philosophy of time; philosophy of science; philosophy of religion; philosophy of education; philosophy of technology; philosophy and psychology; philosophy of mind; epistemology; aesthetics; feminism; social and political philosophy; the self and personal identity; applied ethics; and moral philosophy.
You can also perform keyword searches using the search box below.
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Enter your search in the box below. You may search for anything in the record including areas of philosophy, directors and names of films