Philosophy Compass 6 (12):854-864 (2011)

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Aaron Meskin
University of Georgia
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Comics have been around since the 19th century, but it is only just recently that they have begun to receive philosophical attention as an art form in their own right. This essay begins by exploring the reasons for their comparative neglect by philosophers of art and then provides an overview of extant work on the philosophy of comics. The primary issues discussed are the definition of comics, the ontology of comics, the relationship between comics and other art forms, the relationship between text and image in comics, and the connection between comics and cartooning
Keywords comics  aesthetics
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DOI 10.1111/j.1747-9991.2011.00450.x
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