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Review ' This is an excellent study.' -- -Robert C. Solomon, University of Texas at Austin'Critically sophisticated and exhaustive in its reference to contemporary media culture.' -- -Science Fiction Studies'Cynthia Freeland has succeeded in providing a thorough and comprehensive analysis of the horror film.' -- -Elizabeth Miller, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada'Freeland's rich cognitive account...takes us a big jump forward in understanding why horror movies fascinate, even as they repel us.' -- -Martha C. Nussbaum, University of Chicago'[A] thoughtful, moral reading--from a feminist, 'cognitivist' point of view.' -- -Publishers Weekly'[B]rilliant ... provocative ... insightful ... precise.... Quite simply, Freeland has written a very good study of evil.' -- -Choice Read more About the Author Cynthia Freeland is professor of philosophy at the University of Houston. She is author of But Is It Art?, co-editor of Philosophy and Film, and editor of Feminist Interpretations of Aristotle Read more