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Colin McGinn

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Colin McGinn is a professor of philosophy at Rutgers University. He is the author of sixteen previous books, including The Making of a Philosopher: My Journey Through Twentieth-Century Philosophy; Space Trap, a novel; and, most recently, Mindsight: Image, Dream, Meaning. McGinn’s writing has appeared in such publications as The New York Review of Books, London Review of Books, The New Republic, and The New York Times Book Review.

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The Power of Movies
How Screen and Mind Interact
Written by Colin McGinn


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 13, 2007
Price: $15.00

How is watching a movie similar to dreaming? What goes on in our minds when we become absorbed in a movie? How does looking “into” a movie screen allow us to experience the thoughts and feelings of a movie’s characters? These and related questions are at the heart of The Power... Read more >
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The Power of Movies
How Screen and Mind Interact
Written by Colin McGinn


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $13.99

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