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October 2013 25

  • Friday
    3:30 PM
    'The Fear Factor'
    The Department of Philosophy presents a coffee and discussion of "The Fear Factor."
    Full Description: The Department of Philosophy presents a coffee and discussion of "The Fear Factor." Questions discussed will include: Why do we enjoy horror movies? Why, more generally, do we find the disturbing enticing? Why do we seek out in art those aspects of reality--gore, violence, and abuse--that we try to eliminate? What does our interest in horror tell us about ourselves? Are we wrong to like horror movies and the emotions they evoke? Free and open to the public.
    Address: Slayter Hall, University Room, Denison University, 200 Ridge Road, Granville, OH 43023
    Open to Public: Yes
    Sponsored By: Department of Philosophy
    Event Contact: Kate Tull, 740-587-6387
    Media Contact: Ginny Sharkey, 740-587-6266