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Photography and Philosophy: Essays on the Pencil of Nature Scott Walden

Photography and Philosophy: Essays on the Pencil of Nature

Scott Walden

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ISBN : 9781405139243
Hardcover
325 pages
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This anthology offers a fresh approach to the philosophical aspects of photography. The essays, written by contemporary philosophers in a thorough and engaging manner, explore the far-reaching ethical dimensions of photography as it is used today.AMoreThis anthology offers a fresh approach to the philosophical aspects of photography. The essays, written by contemporary philosophers in a thorough and engaging manner, explore the far-reaching ethical dimensions of photography as it is used today.A first-of-its-kind anthology exploring the link between the art of photography and the theoretical questions it raisesWritten in a thorough and engaging mannerEssayists are all contemporary philosophers who bring with them an exceptional understanding of the broader metaphysical issues pertaining to photographyTakes a fresh look at some familiar issues - photographic truth, objectivity, and realismIntroduces newer issues such as the ethical use of photography or the effect of digital-imaging technology on how we appreciate images