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Resemblance and Representation: An Essay in the Philosophy of Pictures

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Resemblance and Representation: An Essay in the Philosophy of Pictures
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Publisher: Open Book Publishers
ISBN-13: 9781783740741
Number of pages: 224

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The strategy of the book is to argue that the apparently compelling objections raised against the platitude that depiction is mediated by resemblance are manifestations of more general problems, which are familiar from the philosophy of language. These problems, it argues, can be resolved by answers analogous to their counterparts in the philosophy of language, without rejecting the platitude.

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