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  1. Deeper Into Pictures: An Essay on Pictorial Representation.Flint Schier - 1986 - Cambridge University Press.
    This book presents an original theory of the nature of pictorial representation. The most influential recent theory of depiction, put forward by Nelson Goodman, holds that the relation between depictions and what they represent is entirely conventional. Flint Schier argues to the contrary that depiction involves resemblance to the things depicted, providing a sophisticated defence of our basic intuitions on the subject. Canvassing an attractive theory of 'generativity' rather than resemblance, Dr Schier provides a detailed account of depiction, showing how (...)
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  2. The Claims of Tragedy: An Essay in Moral Psychology and Aesthetic Theory.Flint Schier - 1989 - Philosophical Papers 18 (1):7-26.
    (1989). THE CLAIMS OF TRAGEDY: AN ESSAY IN MORAL PSYCHOLOGY AND AESTHETIC THEORY. Philosophical Papers: Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 7-26. doi: 10.1080/05568648909506308.
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  3. Tragedy and the Community of Sentiment.Flint Schier - 1983 - In Peter Lamarque (ed.), Philosophy and Fiction: Essays in Literary Aesthetics. Aberdeen University Press. pp. 73--92.
     
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    The Aesthetics of Architecture.Flint Schier & Roger Scruton - 1983 - Philosophical Quarterly 33 (130):100.
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    Review: The Withering Away of the Cognitive State. [REVIEW]Flint Schier - 1986 - Philosophical Quarterly 36 (143):261 - 278.
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    Hume and the Aesthetics of Agency.Flint Schier - 1986 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 87:121 - 135.
    Philosophical interest in beautiful moral agency can be traced back at least to Plato. It is an insistent theme of his writings that a virtuous soul is one in which the functions of its various parts are properly discharged, just as in the healthy body all the organs must perform their proper tasks. As health in the body is beautiful (kalon), so is the health of the soul. We here discern the first inkling of a thought which has engrossed the (...)
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    Deeper Into Pictures: An Essay on Pictorial Representation.Diana Raffman & Flint Schier - 1989 - Philosophical Review 98 (4):576.
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    VIII—Hume and the Aesthetics of Agency.Flint Schier - 1987 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 87 (1):121-136.
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    Roger Scruton, "The Aesthetics of Architecture". [REVIEW]Flint Schier - 1983 - Philosophical Quarterly 33 (30):100.
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    The Theory of the Arts By Francis Sparshott Princeton University Press, 1982, Xiv + 726 Pp.,£31.80, £10.60 Paper. [REVIEW]Flint Schier - 1984 - Philosophy 59 (230):549-.
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    Ulysses and the Sirens.Flint Schier - 1980 - Philosophical Books 21 (4):221-223.
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  12. Virtue and Taste: Essays on Politics, Ethics, and Aesthetics: In Memory of Flint Schier.Dudley Knowles, John Skorupski & Flint Schier (eds.) - 1993 - Blackwell.
     
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  13. Art, Reality and Persons an Essay on Pictoral Representation.Flint Schier - 1983
     
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    Deeper Into Pictures: An Essay on Pictorial Representation.Flint Schier - 2009 - Cambridge University Press.
    This book presents an original theory of the nature of pictorial representation. The most influential recent theory of depiction, put forward by Nelson Goodman, holds that the relation between depictions and what they represent is entirely conventional. Flint Schier argues to the contrary that depiction involves resemblance to the things depicted, providing a sophisticated defence of our basic intuitions on the subject. Canvassing an attractive theory of 'generativity' rather than resemblance, Dr Schier provides a detailed account of depiction, showing how (...)
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  15. Explaining Technical Change.Flint Schier - 1984 - Philosophical Books 25 (4):217-220.
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  16. Florian von Schilcher and Neil Tennant, "Philosophy, Evolution and Human Nature". [REVIEW]Flint Schier - 1985 - Philosophical Quarterly 35 (39):205.
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  17. No Title Available: New Books. [REVIEW]Flint Schier - 1984 - Philosophy 59 (230):549-552.
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  18. SPARSHOTT, FRANCIS The Theory of the Arts. [REVIEW]Flint Schier - 1984 - Philosophy 59:549.
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  19. S. Stich, "From Folk Psychology to Cognitive Science". [REVIEW]Flint Schier - 1986 - Philosophical Quarterly 36 (43):261.
  20. Utility and Rights.Flint Schier - 1987 - Philosophical Books 28 (2):105-109.