Mia Wood, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at Pierce College in Woodland Hills, CA. She teaches courses such as critical thinking and writing, logic, ethics, moral issues, and topics in the history of philosophy. She also participates in campus-wide projects aimed at facilitating student transfers to four-year institutions and thematizing the general education program for greater comprehensibility. Mia currently lives in Los Angeles with her partner, Nathan Lowe, an audio specialist and voice actor, and their two cats and three dogs.
Screenosophy: “Requiem for the American Dream” and the Power of Ideas
Ask the Director: Jared P. Scott on “Requiem for the American Dream”
Requiem for the American Dream
The Artificial Leaf
Split: A Divided America
Do the Math
Screenosophy: Are MPAA ratings objective
Kill Bill: Vol. 1
Screenosophy: What ethical theories are reflected in “The Big Short”
The Big Short
Screenosophy: Is there such a thing as “mere” or meaningless entertainment
Star Wars (Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope)
Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
Screenosophy: On Giving a Fuck When It’s Not Your Turn and the Individual in “The Wire”
What do “Inception” and “The Matrix” have in common?
What do “Dark City” and “Memento” have in common?