Philosophy of Photography 11 (1-2):121-132 (2020)

David Zeitlyn
University of Oxford
In this essay I want to take some metaphors seriously. I want to push at their limits and ask whether this exercise can help us think differently about photographs and their relationship to what they depict. (Should it be ‘what they depict’ or ‘what they are seen as depicting’? The choice of phrasing depends on theoretical position: is depiction inherent in the image, or is it seen by the viewer?). The moel of citationality based on Cadava’s work is developed by exploring in more detail the variety of bibliographic ciataions.
Keywords citationality  photographic representation
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DOI 10.1386/pop_00032_7
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