Resemblance and Representation: An Essay in the Philosophy of Pictures
by Ben Blumson
Publisher: Open Book Publishers 2014
Number of pages: 224
The strategy of the book is to argue that the apparently compelling objections raised against the platitude that depiction is mediated by resemblance are manifestations of more general problems, which are familiar from the philosophy of language. These problems, it argues, can be resolved by answers analogous to their counterparts in the philosophy of language, without rejecting the platitude.
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