David Hume – Photography’s Patron Philosopher …?

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David Hume has been a ‘philosophical hero’ since I was a teenager. Here’s a quote (in classical, sceptical, style) which illustrates partly why that is: Hume regarded popular Protestantism as being just as far from true and genuinely rational religion as popular Judaism, Islam and Catholicism. He presented as corrupt and degenerate any religion which represents God as so infinitely …

Street Portrait Workshop – August 19th

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As I already noted, I am conducting a ‘Street Portrait’ workshop in Bath next weekend. So far 12 people have signed up. Workshop background is here. In preparation, I am creating a short PowerPoint presentation – and I will also have large prints available. We are meeting at the bath green Station Market, so space to formally present might be …