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The Bloody Olive illustrates William James’ pragmatic conception of truth, in the sense that Mylène and Werner do not passively discover, but actively pursue truth, and make truth happen, after renewed attempts to accommodate pre-existing beliefs to ever-changing situations. This joint project reworks epistemically François Truffaut’s equally humanistic, noirish (but intimate) take in Vivement dimanche!
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Keywords: Truffaut; comedy; film noir; philosophy; pragmatism; truth

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: Independent Researcher

Publication date: April 1, 2014

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