Evan William Cameron

Professor Emeritus

BA (Knox), MSc, PhD (Boston)

Dr. Cameron has taught screenwriting, design and production in Canada, England and the United States, and was for ten years head of a prize-winning educational, documentary and anthropological film company. Two of his students have gone on to win Academy Awards, two others have received Academy Award nominations, and three others have won Student Academy Awards.

Dr. Cameron taught in York’s Graduate Programs in Philosophy and Cultural Studies as well as Film. His research interests focus on the historical and philosophical roots of classical film theory. An overview of his philosophical and cinematical predilections may be found in the invited essays “Filmmaking, Logic and the Historical Reconstruction of the World”, Film & Philosophy II (1995, pp. 88-104); and “From Plato to Socrates: Wittgenstein’s Journey on Collingwood’s Map“, Canadian Aesthetics Journal, Vol. 10 (Fall 2004).