Film itself poses philosophical questions. In allowing a world to be viewed films pose questions about what kinds of worlds there are and what the experience and responsibility of viewing is. That is: film is philosophical insofar as it is ontological and reflexive. The same question then goes for philosophy. Whether philosophy itself has verbal language as a merely convenient vehicle for philosophizing, or whether language might be a necessary subject matter and source of reflection for philosophy. If you want to understand film philosophically there is then a temptation, if not an impulsion, to understand philosophy as also intimately connected with its medium. And if the medium changes, then the character of the philosophy itself must change also.

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