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Philosophy and Film: Blade Runner (1982 Version)

When:  Friday, February 1, 2019, 1:30 p.m.

Where: Amphitheatre G1124, Saint Paul University, 223 Main Street

Often called the greatest science fiction movie ever made, Blade Runner tells the story of a not-so-distant future in which Blade Runners (police officers) hunt and kill replicants. Replicants are artificially engineered beings that are almost indistinguishable from humans. One of the key philosophical issues in the film is that the replicants are so similar to humans that the very line between “natural human life” and “artificial replicant life” is blurred. This film raises and speculates on one of the oldest philosophical problems: What does it mean to be human?

Actors: Harrison Ford, Sean Young and Rutger Hauer

Director: Ridley Scott

IMDB Link: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0083658/


This presentation is in English only.

For more information, please contact Professor Richard Feist at rfeist@ustpaul.ca

There is no admission fee, all students are welcome, and there will be free popcorn!


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