Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, Lewis & Clark College

Scruton on Photography as Non-Representational

Added on by jay odenbaugh.

Roger claims that photography is not representational. According to his view, a work is representational only if it is intentional. However, photographs are not intentional. Therefore, they are not representational. First, can a photograph be transparent and representational? Second, what would Ted Cohen say in response? 

Barbara Radova,  Sad Landscape

Barbara Radova, Sad Landscape