Cinema 1: The Movement-Image - The Movement-Image and its Three Varieties, Second Commentary on Bergson Summary & Analysis

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The Movement-Image and its Three Varieties, Second Commentary on Bergson Summary and Analysis

The identity of the image and the movement places images in consciousness. However, there are only qualitative non-extended images, which are ideas without dimension in the mind. There are quantitative extended movements, which is matter with dimensions in space. Regardless, ideas and matter regularly transition back and forth. A conflict of materialism and idealism is a duality of image and movement that Bergson and Husserl analyze. Husserl claims consciousness is "of" something but Bergson claims it "is" something. The realm of cinematography equates image and movement as an identity based on the notion that image is movement in the same way matter is light. Bergson claims consciousness is not light, but the images are the light and immanent to matter. Consequently, the concept...

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