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Information, Imitation, and Inculcation

John V. Kulvicki

in On Images

Published in print August 2006 | ISBN: 9780199290758
Published online September 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191604010 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/019929075X.003.0013
 Information, Imitation, and Inculcation

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Verity, discussed in Chapter 11, is not the whole story about pictorial realism. Other accounts of realism appeal to the relative informativeness of representations, the way in which perceiving them mimics our perception of their contents, and the extent to which they are of a standard kind. There is something right about each of these approaches, and this chapter sorts that out in light of the new account of depiction presented earlier.

Keywords: realism; informativeness; information; mimicry; imitation; inculcation; habit; Goodman; Walton; inter-systemic

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Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art

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