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Pictures, knowledge, and power: the case of T.J. Clark

Matravers, Derek (2006). Pictures, knowledge, and power: the case of T.J. Clark. In: Kieran, Matthew and Lopes, Dominic eds. Knowing Art: Essays in Aesthetics and Epistemology. Philosophical Studies Series (107). Dortrecht, Netherlands: Springer, pp. 19–35.

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This paper considers the account of the content of pictures provided by T.J. Clark. It concludes that Clark's account has many virtues, but is marred by an unjustified commitment to semiotics and to an untenable Marxist theory of explanation.

Item Type: Book Chapter
ISBN: 1-4020-5264-2, 978-1-4020-5264-4
Keywords: Clark; Pictures; Pictorial Content; Manet
Academic Unit/Department: Arts > Philosophy
Item ID: 3786
Depositing User: Derek Matravers
Date Deposited: 24 Apr 2007
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 19:50
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