Pictures, Phenomenology and Cognitive Science

The Monist 86 (4):653-675 (2003)
Abstract
This paper argues that an account of picturing in terms of the experience it sustains, in particular an experience of resemblance in outline shape, is superior to Dominic Lopes’, view, on which pictures engage our recognitional capacities for the objects they depict. Lopes’ position fails to do the work proper to a philosophical theory of picturing. Lopes argues that the experienced resemblance view pays insufficient attention to empirical work, and that it incurs unwelcome empirical commitments. I refuse the commitments Lopes offers, and suggest that the view is more open to the empirical than he thinks
Keywords Depiction  Cognitive Science  D.M.Lopes  Flint Schier  Seeing-in
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