- xiii, 335 pages ; 23 cm.
- "A study of how contemporary cinema and film-philosophers explore radical skepticism about our knowledge of the world"--Contents note: -- List of figures Acknowledgements 1. Introduction: Skepticism Films. A Certain Tendency in Contemporary Cinema Part I: Thinking Through Cinema 2. Films as Configurations of Philosophical Thought 3. Remediating Philosophy, or: The Media of Philosophical Thought Part II: Skepticism in Film Philosophy 4. Varieties of Philosophical Skepticism: Knowledge, Acknowledgement, and Trust 5. A Moving Image of Skepticism? Philosophy's Acknowledgement of Film 6. A Cinema for Believers. Trust, Belief, and the Expulsion from the Paradise of Childhood Part III: Skepticism Films 7. Varieties of Skepticism Films 8. Tools for Philosophical Film Analysis 9. (Not) Knowing My World: External World Skepticism Films 10. Not Knowing My Self, or: Being One's Own Evil Deceiver 11. Coda. From Doubt to Acknowledgement, or: The Philosophical Significance of Skepticism Films revisited Bibliography and Filmography Index.Includes bibliographical references, filmography and index.