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Film, Art, and the Third Culture: A Response

Smith, Murray (2018) Film, Art, and the Third Culture: A Response. Projections, 12 (2). pp. 111-136. ISSN 1934-9688. (doi:10.3167/proj.2018.120214) (KAR id:72057)

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In this article, I reply to the eleven commentaries on Film, Art, and the Third Culture gathered here, organizing my responses thematically and seeking to find points of similarity and difference among the commentators as well as with my own perspective. I address arguments on embodied simulation; the analogy between films and dreams; aesthetic experience and the “expansion” of ordinary experience; the relationships between culture and cognition and between fiction and emotion; theories of the extended mind and of niche construction; the place of neuroscience in aesthetics; and the relationship between naturalism and normativity. I conclude with some reflections on naturalistic methodology.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.3167/proj.2018.120214
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Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1993 Motion Pictures
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Arts and Humanities > School of Arts
Depositing User: Murray Smith
Date Deposited: 29 Jan 2019 10:05 UTC
Last Modified: 28 Sep 2021 12:56 UTC
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