How is a Philosophy of Photography Possible? // FILOZOFIJA I DRUŠTVO XXVI (4), 2015.

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Abstract

This paper focuses on the following question: how is philosophy of anything possible? Where lies the boundary of specialisation area beyond which the term “philosophy” loses not only its strength, but also its meaning? When we talk about specific genre, for example, graphic art or sculpture we use the term “philosophy” in a broader, metaphorical sense. Why then should philosophy of photography be any different? All of the abovementioned questions are discussed in the present article. Philosophy of photography is, indeed, a legitimate discipline, just as philosophy of language, philosophy of science and technology and philosophy of politics are. Keywords Photography, visual image, iconic turn, language of media
Original languageUndefined
Pages (from-to)893-901
JournalFilozofija i društvo (Philosophy and Society)
VolumeXXVI
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2015
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Photography
  • visual image
  • iconic turn
  • language of media

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