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The annual conference of the Society for Cognitive Studies of the Moving Image (SCSMI) welcomes you to the Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland, June 11th – 14th, 2017

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Sunday, June 11 • 10:20 - 11:30
SCSMI KEYNOTE by Dr Paisley Nathan Livingston: On cinema as philosophy: the Kaila–Bergman connection revisited

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In this talk I will present a very general map of theses about cinema as philosophy and will then discuss the case of Ingmar Bergman, looking in particular at his relation to some of the ideas of Finnish philosopher and psychologist, Eino Kaila. I’ll also discuss Bergman’s Autumn Sonata as a Kaila-esque critique of Arthur Janov’s primal scream therapy.

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Paisley Nathan Livingston

Paisley Livingston is Chair Professor of Philosophy at Lingnan University in Hong Kong and visiting professor in philosophy at Uppsala University. His books include Art and Intention (OUP 2005) and Cinema, Philosophy, Bergman (OUP 2009). With Carl Plantinga he co-edited The Routledge... Read More →


Sunday June 11, 2017 10:20 - 11:30
Aalto Big Hall, Töölö Campus, Aalto University (1st floor) Runeberginkatu 14-16, Helsinki

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