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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (2): 215–287.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Gabriel Greenberg What is it for a picture to depict a scene? The most orthodox philosophical theory of pictorial representation holds that depiction is grounded in resemblance. A picture represents a scene in virtue of being similar to that scene in certain ways. This essay presents evidence...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (2): 183–223.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Catharine Abell Depiction is the form of representation distinctive of figurative paintings, drawings, and photographs. Accounts of depiction attempt to specify the relation something must bear to an object in order to depict it. Resemblance accounts hold that the notion of resemblance is necessary...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (3): 293–336.
Published: 01 July 2019
..., construed as a nonimagistic faculty of representation. But Cavendish rejects the pure intellect as a fantasy (OEP 47, 88). 28 © 2019 by Cornell University 2019 Margaret Cavendish color color realism resemblance mechanism Hobbes Descartes Philosophers , which thought to reason well...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 472–475.
Published: 01 July 2001
... in the idea that pictures resemble their objects. Hopkins proposes that we can show what is correct in these intuitions by explaining pictures as representations that depend on a distinctive sort of perceptual experience: experienced resemblance in outline shape between a picture and its object(s...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (3): 441–463.
Published: 01 July 2007
... ‘What sort of a man is he ‘What sort of a thing is it the expected answer being a description, and not at all the mention of a resembling person or thing. (Like, adj., A.1.b., L-283) If we were to try to express [(3)] in something more like logical notation...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 469–472.
Published: 01 July 2001
... in the idea that pictures resemble their objects. Hopkins proposes that we can show what is correct in these intuitions by explaining pictures as representations that depend on a distinctive sort of perceptual experience: experienced resemblance in outline shape between a picture and its object...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 January 2000
..., concurrence and resemblance (or likeness). Intuitively, concurrence is having the same subject (a’s Fness concurs with a’s Gness) and resemblance is sharing a universal (a’s Fness resembles b’s Fness). Despite the reference to individuals and universals in these explanations, Bacon insists...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (1): 31–75.
Published: 01 January 2001
...‘ 97/76). Arnauld goes so far as to argue that mental representation is an entirely different sort of thing from corporeal representation. Corporeal representation, he suggests, is a matter of representation, of one thing’s standing for another either in virtue of resembling it (paintings...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (4): 633–645.
Published: 01 October 2007
... Resemblance Theses.” 2. Paronymy and Concrete Terms The way out of my difficulty lies in Stuart’s remark that the seventeenth- century notion of denomination is closely tied to the Aristotelian notion of paronymy. The connection is so close that at least one seventeenth- century logician used...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (1): 103–107.
Published: 01 January 2000
... I should think he would want to repudiate any conception of them as structured. What would their constituents be, if not the very entities he seeks to construct? Bacon’s constructions proceed as follows. First, he posits two fundamental relations, concurrence and resemblance (or likeness...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (1): 57–96.
Published: 01 January 2003
...? Mind 93 : 491 -500. ____. 1988 . Color for Philosophers . Indianapolis: Hackett. Heyd, Thomas. 1994 . Locke's Arguments for the Resemblance Thesis Revisited. Locke Newsletter 25 : 13 -28. Honoré, A. M. 1964 . Can and Can't. Mind 73 : 463 -79. Jacovides, Michael. 1999...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (2): 269–272.
Published: 01 April 2015
..., “classical physics” resembles the mythic warrior who gains fresh strength every time he touches foundational ground in a new spot. For practical science, conceptual murkiness may prove a godsend, but such indeterminate contours hardly conform to our “theory T” expectations. Although the title of Lawrence...
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The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (3): 317–354.
Published: 01 July 2006
... causes operates, on Spinoza’s account, by way of images. Images, for Spinoza, are bodily affections that result from the causal impact of external objects. These images resemble and even reproduce particular features of the objects that cause them. The idea parallel to the body that contains...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (1): 180–185.
Published: 01 January 2021
... the robustness constraint (211). Varitel semantics resembles teleosemantics as espoused by Ruth Millikan (1984) and others. However, varitel semantics improves considerably upon previous teleosemantic theories. For example, Millikan's theory entails that representation is present even in very primitive...
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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (4): 579–627.
Published: 01 October 2023
... structural signatures of iconicity as opposed to those of discursive symbolism. In this section, I discuss two such proposals. One tradition pinpoints resemblance, structural similarity, or isomorphism as the heart of iconicity ( 4.1 ). A second understands iconicity in terms of informational holism...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (3): 452–456.
Published: 01 July 2002
... (the katamênia). A notorious problem for this theory is that offspring of both sexes may resemble either parent, or the ancestors of either parent, which seems impossible without the contribution of form from the maternal side. Reeve tries to solve this problem in the course of a detailed elab- oration...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (3): 373–378.
Published: 01 July 2022
.... The discussion sidesteps well-worn debates about the role of resemblance and perception in depiction, instead offering a philosophical account of pictorial expression’s basic components and how they compare with language. The book makes a welcome contribution to the semantics of pictures at a time when linguists...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (1): 153–155.
Published: 01 January 2015
... take Stuart in any particular direction, he lays the options out before the reader. He sets out five possible options for what Locke might have meant when he says that ideas of primary qualities resemble something in bodies before concluding that whatever he meant, it was something that wouldn't have...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (1): 77–79.
Published: 01 January 2001
... about resemblance and sorting, something more than set-theory is need- ed for an account of properties. Some of these classes are better than, more natural than, others. In virtue of membership in such classes, objects can be said to have more, or less, natural properties. (He also calls...
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The Philosophical Review (2024) 133 (1): 92–95.
Published: 01 January 2024
... of classifying expertise according to this picture against other taxonomies found in psychology before going on to explore how closely expert intuitions resemble expert perceptual experiences. Part 2 explains the place of impressions in epistemology. Here Chudnoff argues against phenomenal conservatism...