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The Mess Inside: Narrative, Emotion, and the Mind

Peter Goldie

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199230730
eISBN:
9780191741340
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230730.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The notion of narrative is topical and contentious in a wide range of fields, including philosophy, psychology and psychoanalysis, historical studies, literature. The book engages with all these ... More


Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 130, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, IV

P. J. Marshall (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263501
eISBN:
9780191734212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263501.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This book contains obituaries of eleven recently deceased Fellows of the British Academy: Isaiah Berlin, Christopher Hill, Rodney Hilton, Keith Hopkins, Peter Laslett, Geoffrey Marshall, John ... More


Wollheim on Pictorial Representation

Jerrold Levinson

in Contemplating Art: Essays in Aesthetics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199206179
eISBN:
9780191709982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206179.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This essay was written as a contribution to a symposium in honour of the distinguished aesthetician Richard Wollheim, and begins with a sympathetic summary of his highly influential account of ... More


Fleshing Out and Seeing‐in

John V. Kulvicki

in On Images: Their Structure and Content

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199290758
eISBN:
9780191604010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019929075X.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

With some sense of the relation between bare-bones content and fleshed-out content on the table, this chapter answers four important questions. First, why do we flesh out the contents of pictures in ... More


Rationalizing Persisting Opposition

Robert E. Goodin

in Reflective Democracy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256174
eISBN:
9780191599354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256179.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This is the last of four chapters on belief democracy, and discusses how to rationalize persistent opposition in the light of Wollheim's paradox (how can you vote one way, and then immediately accept ... More


Twofoldness: Pictorial Art and the Imagination

Paul Crowther

in Defining Art, Creating the Canon: Artistic Value in an Era of Doubt

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199210688
eISBN:
9780191705762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210688.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter gives an analysis of the distinctive ontology of pictorial art. It is argued that the ‘twofoldness’ of pictorial art enables us to become conscious not only of imagination per se, but ... More


Personal Identity and Memory

Sven Bernecker

in Memory: A Philosophical Study

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199577569
eISBN:
9780191722820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577569.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

When a memory content involves an indexical reference to the rememberer, the veridicality constraint on memory demands that the rememberer is numerically the same as the one who had the original ... More


On Looking at a Picture

Malcolm Budd

in Aesthetic Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199556175
eISBN:
9780191721151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556175.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter begins with an exposition and critique of Ernst Gombrich's illusionistic theory of the experience of realistic pictures. It then modulates to its main theme — a critical examination of ... More


Wollheim on Correspondence, Projective Properties, and Expressive Perception

Malcolm Budd

in Aesthetic Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199556175
eISBN:
9780191721151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556175.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter is a critical examination of the core of Richard Wollheim's theory of artistic expression. This is his conception of ‘expressive perception’, the perception of expressive qualities of ... More


Narrative Thinking about One’s Future

Peter Goldie

in The Mess Inside: Narrative, Emotion, and the Mind

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199230730
eISBN:
9780191741340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230730.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Chapter 4 concerns narrative thinking about our future, and its role in planning, forming policies, intentions, and making resolutions. The many structural parallels between imagination and memory ... More


Imitating Style

Peter Lamarque

in Work and Object: Explorations in the Metaphysics of Art

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199577460
eISBN:
9780191722998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577460.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter offers and contrasts two definitions of style: a feature-based definition, according to which style is determined by intrinsic properties; and an act-based definition, where style is ... More


Picture Perception as Twofold Experience

Katerina Bantinaki

in Philosophical Perspectives on Depiction

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199585960
eISBN:
9780191723490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585960.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind

The aim in this chapter is to provide an intelligible conception of the notion of twofoldness that Richard Wollheim has used in his account of seeing‐in in order to describe the phenomenological ... More


Richard Arthur Wollheim 1923–2003

Malcolm Budd

in Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 130, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, IV

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263501
eISBN:
9780191734212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263501.003.0011
Subject:
History, Historiography

Richard Arthur Wollheim (1923–2003), a Fellow of the British Academy, was an advocate of pacifism. Born in London to Eric Wollheim and Constance Baker, he went to Westminster School as a King’s ... More


Anti-Pornography: André Kertész’s Distortions

Bence Nanay

in Art and Pornography: Philosophical Essays

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199609581
eISBN:
9780191746260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609581.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Moral Philosophy

Typical of pornographic photographs is that the ‘recognitional’ aspect of pictorial representation is emphasized at the cost of the ‘configurational’ aspect. In order to achieve a better ... More


Pictorial Representation and Psychology

Derek Matravers

in The Aesthetic Mind: Philosophy and Psychology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199691517
eISBN:
9780191731815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691517.003.0026
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind

This paper examines the views of a philosophical aesthetician who was sympathetic to psychology: Richard Wollheim. It is divided into three parts. The first gives an account of Wollheim’s views on ... More


More on Pictures

Dominic Gregory

in Showing, Sensing, and Seeming: Distinctively Sensory Representations and their Contents

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199653737
eISBN:
9780191761294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653737.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter uses the book’s theory of distinctively sensory content to explore more aspects of picturing. The bulk of the chapter presents a detailed theoretical account of one aspect of pictorial ... More


The Fluid Body: Madness and Displaced Discourse

Jennifer R. Rapp

in Ordinary Oblivion and the Self Unmoored: Reading Plato's Phaedrus and Writing the Soul

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257430
eISBN:
9780823261543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257430.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter carries forward a structuring thread of the book: Rapp's turning over of the uncarved, integrated animal analogy presented in the closing section of the Phaedrus as a way to understand ... More


The Distance in the Game

C. Thi Nguyen

in Games: Agency As Art

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190052089
eISBN:
9780190052119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190052089.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Games offer an aesthetics of self-reflection, where players appreciate the aesthetic qualities in their own activities. They are part of what we can call the process arts, where the audience is ... More


‘Remember Leonard Shelby’: Memento and the Double Life of Memory

Robert Hopkins

in Art, Mind, and Narrative: Themes from the Work of Peter Goldie

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198769736
eISBN:
9780191822575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769736.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind

Christopher Nolan’s Memento illustrates and explores two roles that memory plays in human life. The film’s protagonist, Leonard Shelby, cannot ‘make new memories’. He copes by using a ‘system’ of ... More


Perspectival Subjectivity

Patrick Stokes

in The Naked Self: Kierkegaard and Personal Identity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198732730
eISBN:
9780191797033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732730.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

An important question in the literature on personal identity is what, if anything, makes memories genuinely reflexive in a way that mere ‘imagined seeing’ is not. Put another way, what unites the ... More


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