In Scott Walden (ed.), Photography and Philosophy: Essays on the Pencil of Nature. Blackwell (2008)
|Abstract||Photographs furnish evidence. This is true in both formal and informal contexts. The use of photographs as legal evidence goes back to the very earliest days of photography, and they have been used in American trials since around the time of the Civil War. Photographs may also serve as historical evidence (for example, about the Civil War). And they serve in informal contexts as evidence about all sorts of things, such as what we and our loved ones looked like in the past.|
|Keywords||photography evidence photographic representation|
|Through your library||Configure|
Similar books and articles
Adina L. Roskies (2008). Neuroimaging and Inferential Distance. Neuroethics 1 (1).
Dawn M. Phillips (2009). Photography and Causation: Responding to Scruton's Scepticism. British Journal of Aesthetics 49 (4):327-340.
Jiri Benovsky (2012). Photographic Representation and Depiction of Temporal Extension. Inquiry 55 (2):194-213.
Robert Hopkins (2012). Factive Pictorial Experience: What's Special About Photographs? Noûs 46 (4):709-731.
Jiri Benovsky (2011). Three Kinds of Realism About Photographs. Journal of Speculative Philosophy.
Mikael Pettersson (2011). Depictive Traces: On the Phenomenology of Photography. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 69 (2):185-196.
Adina L. Roskies (2007). Are Neuroimages Like Photographs of the Brain? Philosophy of Science 74 (5):860-872.
Catharine Abell (2010). The Epistemic Value of Photographs. In Catharine Abell & Katerina Bantinaki (eds.), Philosophical Perspectives on Depiction. Oxford University Press.
Dominic McIver Lopes (2003). The Aesthetics of Photographic Transparency. Mind 112 (447):434--48.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads41 ( #27,873 of 549,067 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #63,185 of 549,067 )
How can I increase my downloads?