Science versus the Humanities: Hyman on Wollhein on Depiction

Kemp, G. (2016) Science versus the Humanities: Hyman on Wollhein on Depiction. Journal of Aesthetic Education, 50(2), pp. 1-7. (doi:10.5406/jaesteduc.50.2.0001)

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Abstract

I criticize John Hyman’s criticism of Richard Wollheim’s account of depiction or pictorial representation. The underlying issue appears to be fundamental: do we go with Hyman’s account of the essence of depiction as straightforwardly geometrical, or do we agree with Wollheim that depiction must be understood as proceeding through the human mind?

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Kemp, Dr Gary
Authors: Kemp, G.
College/School:College of Arts > School of Humanities > Philosophy
Journal Name:Journal of Aesthetic Education
Publisher:University of Illinois Press
ISSN:0021-8510
ISSN (Online):1543-7809
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2016 University of Illinois Press
First Published:First published in Journal of Aesthetic Education 50(2):1-7
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher

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