Graduate studies at Western
|Abstract||It’s a platitude that a picture is realistic to the degree to which it resembles what it represents (in relevant respects). But if properties are abundant and degrees of resemblance are proportions of properties in common, then the degree of resemblance between different particulars is constant (or undefined), which is inconsonant with the platitude. This paper argues this problem should be resolved by revising the analysis of degrees of resemblance in terms of proportion of properties in common, and not by accepting a sparse theory of properties or by denying that degree of realism is degree of resemblance (in relevant respects).|
|Keywords||Depiction Realism Properties Resemblance Nominalism Goodman|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Through your library||Only published papers are available at libraries|
Similar books and articles
David Manley (2002). Properties and Resemblance Classes. Noûs 36 (1):75–96.
Alexander Bird (2003). Resemblance Nominalism and Counterparts. Analysis 63 (3):221–228.
Alexander Paseau (2012). Resemblance Theories of Properties. Philosophical Studies 157 (3):361-382.
Gonzalo Rodriguez-Pereyra (2002). Resemblance Nominalism: A Solution to the Problem of Universals. Oxford University Press.
Gonzalo Rodríguez Pereyra (2002). Resemblance Nominalism: A Solution to the Problem of Universals. Clarendon Press.
Michael Newall (2006). Pictures, Colour and Resemblance. Philosophical Quarterly 56 (225):587–595.
Gonzalo Rodriguez-Pereyra (2002). Resemblance Nominalism. Oxford University Press.
Gonzalo Rodriguez-Pereyra (1999). Resemblance Nominalism and the Imperfect Community. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 59 (4):965-982.
Ben Blumson (2009). Defining Depiction. British Journal of Aesthetics 49 (2):143-157.
Gonzalo Rodriguez-Pereyra (1999). Resemblance Nominalism and the Imperfect Community. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 59 (4):965 - 982.
Robin Stenwall (2013). Nomological Resemblance. Metaphysica 14 (1):31-46.
Michael Newall (2011). What is a Picture?: Depiction, Realism, Abstraction. Palgrave Macmillan.
Ben Blumson (2008). Depiction and Convention. Dialectica 62 (3):335-348.
Nathan Stemmer (2007). On Universals: An Extensionalist Alternative to Quine's Resemblance Theory. [REVIEW] Journal for General Philosophy of Science 38 (1):75 - 90.
John Dilworth (2005). Resemblance, Restriction, and Content-Bearing Features. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 63 (1):67–70.
Added to index2012-08-09
Total downloads32 ( #43,433 of 739,315 )
Recent downloads (6 months)3 ( #26,222 of 739,315 )
How can I increase my downloads?