Taking twofoldness seriously: Walton on imagination and depiction

Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 62 (3):285–289 (2004)
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Abstract

This paper analyzes Kendall Walton's theory of depiction and, more specifically, his notion of twofoldness. I argue that (1) Walton’s notion of twofoldness is, in spite of what Walton claims, very different from Richard Wollheim’s and (2) Walton’s notion of twofoldness is inconsistent with the rest of his theory of depiction.

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Bence Nanay
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On pictorial representation.Richard Wollheim - 1998 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 56 (3):217-226.
Depiction, perception, and imagination: Responses to Richard Wollheim.Kendall Walton - 2002 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 60 (1):27–35.
A note on mimesis as make-believe. [REVIEW]Richard Wollheim - 1991 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 51 (2):401--406.

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