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"Ethics, aesthetics, film theory, and popular culture all meet in this new collection, which sheds new light on all aspects of Scorsese's work. This much-awaited edition brings alive philosophical themes in Scorsese's films that both the novice and the expert can appreciate. The contributors manage to be accessible and scholarly at the same time." ―John Davenport, associate professor of philosophy and Magis Fellow, Fordham Univ"
"Examines Scorsese's films in a distinctive and refreshing departure from traditional criticism. What emerges is both a sense of the ethical core of a filmmaker and the realization that Scorsese's insight into the human condition remains constant and penetrating." ―Library Journal"
"Conard has compiled another jargon-free and entertaining collection of essays that clearly and concisely define traditional philosophical thought―this time through the lens of Scorsese's films. . . . Be the reader a Scorsese enthusiast or a philosophy student, this collection serves as an excellent interdisciplinary resource." ― A.F. Winstead, CHOICE"
"This collection will be particularly valuable to philosophy scholars interested in ethics as well as film and cultural critics." ―Matthew Schultz, Film Criticism"―
Mark T. Conard, assistant professor of philosophy at Marymount Manhattan College in New York City, is the editor or coeditor of many books, including The Philosophy of Film Noir and The Philosophy of Neo-Noir.